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If your Facebook does not have an attached e-mail address, you'll need to add that before you can up. Please at contact globalcitizen. In fact, out of the 54 African states, only 22 of them have legalized homosexuality.
In some countries it is punishable by imprisonment, while it is punishable by death in four — Mauritania, Nigeria in states where sharia law is appliedSomalia, and South Sudan. InSouth Africa became the first and remains the only African country to legalize same-sex marriage, with a constitution that also protects against discrimination based on sexual orientation.
Nevertheless, with a growing of countries in Africa legalizing same-sex relationships, there has been a glimmer of hope on the continent in recent years. Here are some of the countries in Africa that have legalized same-sex relationships in the last decade.
Angola is the latest African country to decriminalize same-sex relationships, after passing a new law that came into effect in February The new law overturned a ban on same-sex sex that Black back to when the country was a Portuguese colony; and states that discrimination based on sexual orientation can be punishable by imprisonment of up to two years.
Cantry a landmark moment for the country, Botswana's High Court decriminalized both male and female same-sex relationships in InMozambique dropped from its penal code a colonial-era clause outlawing same-sex relationships as "vices against nature".
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Before the current Penal Code act, homosexuality was illegal for men, but in homosexuality was decriminilized in its entirety. The amendment came just three months after a national address by the nation's President James Michel, saying that his government would introduce a bill to abolish Section up in with Facebook in with Apple or.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care. The UN's Global Goals work together to end extreme poverty and its systemic causes.
But marginalized groups around the world face huge obstacles in accessing those issues addressed by the Global Goals, from accessing health care and education, to employment opportunities and safe accommodation.