Uganda scraps anti-porn 'miniskirt' law

In 2014, Porn Video Ugandan pop star Jemimah Kansiime was arrested for Video Porno performing in a music Video Porno that showed her in her underwear

Uganda’s constitutional court has scrapped a controversial anti-pornography law whose provisions included a ban on Foto Porno wearing miniskirts in public, Bokep in a decision hailed by women’s rights campaigners on Tuesday.

The judgement, Foto Porno seen by AFP, Porn Sex said that the 2014 legislation, Foto Telanjang which had been dubbed the “anti-miniskirt law,” was “inconsistent with or in contravention of the constitution of the republic of Uganda.”

“Sections… of the Anti-Pornography Act are hereby declared null and void,” Justice Frederick Egonda-Ntende said in Monday’s ruling, Indo Bokep which also struck down the powers of a nine-member committee tasked with enforcing the law.

The legislation criminalised any activity deemed pornographic, Foto Telanjang from wearing short skirts to writing risque songs, Foto Porno and Foto Porno led to increased public harassment of women who wore clothing considered too revealing.

Indo Bokep In 2014, Porn Video Ugandan pop star Jemimah Kansiime was arrested for Bokep performing in a music Video Porno that showed her in her underwear.

Currently on trial, Foto Porno she faces up to 10 years in jail, Foto Telanjang although the future of the case is unclear because of the new ruling.

Women’s rights activists welcomed the verdict, Porn Video which followed street protests by campaigners calling for Video Porno the legislation to be dropped.

“This has been a bitter struggle and we are grateful (that) those who believe in the rights of women have emerged victors,” Lillian Drabo, Bokep one of Foto Telanjang the nine petitioners who challenged the law, Indo Bokep told AFP Tuesday.

The petitioners said the legislation encouraged the harassment and Porn Sex mistreatment of women in Foto Telanjang public and Porn Video denied them control over their bodies as well as access to public spaces.

The government’s lead counsel Imelda Adong told AFP they were “studying the ruling” and Porn Sex would respond in due course.

Uganda’s former minister for Porn Video ethics and Indo Bokep integrity, Video Porno Simon Foto Telanjang Lokodo, Porn Video was a longtime champion of the law, Foto Telanjang threatening to close a prestigious private school in 2016 for Porn Video stocking copies of a British children’s book which was deemed too sexual.

In the past, Porn Video Lokodo ordered police to arrest men who have Porn Sex with Video Bokep prostitutes and Video Bokep described a popular local television dating show as prostitution.

Local media reported that he also confronted Proscovia Alengot Oromait, Video Bokep then Uganda’s youngest MP, Porn Video when she walked Foto Porno into parliament in a short skirt.

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