Entry #1735: LGBT discrimination in Jamaica

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RegionJamaica
IssueLGBT discrimination
StatusNo protections
Start DateAug 6, 1962
End Datenow
DescriptionNo protection exists for LGBTQ+ individuals
Sourceshttp://www.oas.org/en/iachr/docs/pdf/Jamaica2012eng.pdf
Reports (3)
  • Status is not correct "The Jamaica Constabulary Force community policing policy. recognize sexual orientation as protected class and bans discrimination. https://www.jcf.gov.jm/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/JCF-Manual-on-Community-Policing-in-Jamaica-Jamaica-Constabulary-Force.pdf"
  • Note field is incorrect "Not homosexuality is illegal, but homosexual acts and anal sexs. "
  • All information is correct, just adding sources "There is a activist group in Jamaica for the LGBTQ Community known as JFLAG - Jamaican Forum for Lesbians, All Sexuals and Gays. It was started in 1998. "

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