Rekindling The Sexuality Conversation in Uganda

The lodging of a Constitutional Petition [No 08 of 2014] by  Prof. Oloka and team presents a new frontier for challenging the legality of the new law in the Constitutional Court. Such scrutiny and further debate might at least assist in broadening Uganda’s equality jurisprudence especially when the Constitution does not expressly provide for sexual orientation and gender identity as grounds for discrimination.

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UGANDA'S WAR ON PORNOGRAPHY

Since one’s Right to Privacy also implies that the State has no business telling a mentally competent adult sitting alone in the comfort of their house, what books they may read or what films they may watch. Where the consumption of such sexually explicit materials hasn’t been shown to harm its viewer by making them more likely to harbor rape or defilement fantasies. Such scenarios definitely make the Act prone to attacks from the traditional free speech advocates.

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