Entry #1427: Same-sex marriage in Namibia

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RegionNamibia
IssueSame-sex marriage
Statusambiguous
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionNamibian state does not perform same-sex marriage, however in numerous cases foreign same sex marriages have been recognized and parental rights have even been granted to gay couples looking to adopt.
Sourceshttp://lib.ohchr.org/HRBodies/UPR/Documents/Session10/NA/JS1_JointSubmission-eng.pdf http://old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/19/africa-gay-marriage-namibia-any-questions


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Old Value (Original) New Value (Current)
ValueNot legal
Value Specialambiguous
NoteAs homosexuality is illegal, same sex union is also illegalNamibian state does not perform same-sex marriage, however in numerous cases foreign same sex marriages have been recognized and parental rights have even been granted to gay couples looking to adopt.
Sourceshttp://lib.ohchr.org/HRBodies/UPR/Documents/Session10/NA/JS1_JointSubmission-eng.pdf http://old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdfhttp://lib.ohchr.org/HRBodies/UPR/Documents/Session10/NA/JS1_JointSubmission-eng.pdf http://old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/19/africa-gay-marriage-namibia-any-questions

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