Uganda scraps anti-porn 'miniskirt' law

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

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

The judgement, Bokep seen by AFP, Foto Telanjang 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, Foto Telanjang which also struck down the powers of a nine-member committee tasked with enforcing the law.

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

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

Currently on trial, Indo Bokep 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 Sex 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, Foto Telanjang one of the nine petitioners who challenged the law, Indo Bokep told AFP Tuesday.

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

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

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

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

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