Uganda scraps anti-porn 'miniskirt' law

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

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

In Porn Video 2014, Foto Porno Ugandan pop star Jemimah Kansiime was arrested for Porn Video performing in a music Video Bokep 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 wearing Video Porno miniskirts in public, 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, 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 Porno which also struck down the powers Video Bokep of a nine-member committee tasked with enforcing the law.

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

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

Currently on trial, Video Porno she faces up to 10 years in jail, Indo Bokep 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 Porn Video 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, Video Bokep one of the nine petitioners who challenged the law, Porn Sex told AFP Tuesday.

The petitioners said the legislation encouraged the harassment and Foto Telanjang 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 Bokep would respond in due course.

Uganda’s former minister for Porn Sex ethics and Video Bokep integrity, Foto Telanjang Simon Lokodo, Foto Porno was a longtime champion of the law, Porn Sex 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, Bokep 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, Porn Sex then Uganda’s youngest MP, Porn Sex when she walked into parliament in a short skirt.

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