Entry #12210: Conversion therapy in Uganda

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IssueConversion therapy
StatusNot banned
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionAccording to the ILGA World, there's no ban on conversion therapy in Uganda.
Sourceshttps://ilga.org/downloads/ILGA_World_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_report_global_legislation_overview_update_December_2020.pdf (page 326)
Reports (1)
  • Newer law has been passed "According to Anti-Homosexuality Act 2023, in force since 30 May 2023, section 16 allows the court to order social services to "rehabilitate a homosexual". The suggests that conversion therapy is "state-sanctioned", rather than just "not banned". Supporting sources: https://www.reuters.com/world/africa/ugandas-museveni-wants-rehabilitation-measures-anti-lgbtq-legislation-2023-04-21"

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