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UGANDA LAWS: 1. Homosexual activity is illegal, criminalizes "carnal knowledge against the order of nature" with a maximum penalty of life imprisonment. Section 141 prohibits "attempts at carnal knowledge" with a maximum penalty of 7 years imprisonment. Section 143 punishes acts of, procurement of, or attempts to procure acts of "gross indecency" betweem men in public or private with up to 5 years imprisonment. Prosecutions are rare.

NOTE: 1. Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi, II, leader of the Ugandan kingdomof Buganda, is extremely anti-homosexual.
2. Yoweri Museveni, President of Uganda, is extremely anti-homosexual.
3. Muruli Mukasa, Minister of State for Security, is extremely anti-homosexual.


LEGISLATION


 

UGANDA

Legislation against child sex tourism

Penalties relating to sex offences and crime against children in the country
  • for the sex exploiter (customer)

Age of child

Type of sexual offence/crime

Under 18 years Sexual abuse
  • for the manager, controller, pimp or owner of a prostitution place

Age of child

Type of sexual offence/crime

Under 18 years Living off the earnings of prostitution, keeping homes for prostitution. S.134 Penal Code Cap 106
  • for the procurer or trafficker who procures, seduces or traffics another person for prostitution

Age of child

Type of sexual offence/crime

Under 18 years Soliciting, 131 and S.134 of the Penal Code, Cap 106
  • for the offender who detains or confines another person for prostitution

Age of child

Type of sexual offence/crime

Under 18 years Procurement, S.125 of the Penal Code, Cap 106

 

 

 

 

 

 

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