Entry #2992: Same-sex adoption in Tanzania

Current Version

RegionTanzania
IssueSame-sex adoption
StatusIllegal
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionYou have to be married to adopt, and same-sex marriage is illegal.
Sourceshttp://rita.go.tz/eng/laws/History%20Laws/Marriage%20Ordinance,%20(cap%2029).pdf


Revision History (6)

Revision by chae

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueMarried couples onlyIllegal
NoteYou have to be married. Homosexuality is illegal.You have to be married to adopt, and same-sex marriage is illegal.
Sourceshttp://rita.go.tz/eng/laws/History%20Laws/Marriage%20Ordinance,%20(cap%2029).pdf

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value New Value
ValueMarried couples only
Value Specialambiguous
SourcesNo
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "They don't recognise same-sex marriages so they wouldn't allow you to same-sex adopt"

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value New Value
ValueIllegal
Value Specialambiguous
NoteYou have to be married. You have to be married. Homosexuality is illegal.

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value New Value
ValueIllegal
Value Specialambiguous
NoteYou have to be married. not prohibited or illegal.You have to be married.

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value New Value
ValueMarried couples only
Value Specialambiguous
NoteNo You have to be married. not prohibited or illegal.

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value (Original) New Value
NoteJoint adoption only.No

Ausyk created this entry.