Uganda scraps anti-porn 'miniskirt' law

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

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

The judgement, Porn Sex seen by AFP, Bokep said that the 2014 legislation, Indo Bokep 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, Video Porno which also struck down the powers of a nine-member committee tasked with enforcing the law.

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

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

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

Women’s rights activists welcomed the verdict, Porn Sex which followed street protests by campaigners calling for Bokep 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, Foto Porno one of the nine petitioners who challenged the law, Foto Porno told AFP Tuesday.

The petitioners said the legislation encouraged the harassment and Indo Bokep mistreatment of women in public and Indo Bokep 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 Bokep would respond in due course.

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

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

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

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