Anti-Homosexuality 2023 bill has been passed by members of parliament this evening.
Kampala – Ugandan parliament has Tuesday evening passed the Anti-Homosexuality bill, 2023
The Bill was presented for the second and third reading by the Bugiri Municipality legislator, Mr. Asuman Basalirwa.
The Bill, among others, seeks to prohibit same-sex sexual relations, strengthen Uganda’s capacity to deal with domestic and foreign threats to the heterosexual family.
It will also safeguard traditional and cultural values and protect youth/children against gay and lesbian practice through imposing penalties on the perpetrator.
Punishments range from 20 years in prison to Life imprisonment