Entry #3043: Homosexual activity in Ghana

Original entry by Ausyk Ausyk ()

RegionGhana
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusMale illegal, female legal
Start DateJan 12, 1960
End DateSep 19, 2018
DescriptionUp to 3 years in prison. Not enforced. information from lgbt silk map. as well as from HRW. decriminalization pending.
Sourceshttps://www.hrw.org/news/2018/01/08/ghana-discrimination-violence-against-lgbt-people https://www.graphic.com.gh/news/general-news/legalization-of-homosexuality-ghana-is-bound-to-happen-akufo-addo.html


28 Revisions

28. Revision #13951 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value (Current) Old Value
NoteUp to 3 years in prison. Not enforced. information from lgbt silk map. as well as from HRW. decriminalization pending.Up to 3 years in prison. Not enforced. information from lgbt silk map. as well as from HRW. changes pending.
27. Revision #12912 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-09-192018-08-19
26. Revision #12491 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
NoteUp to 3 years in prison. Not enforced. information from lgbt silk map. as well as from HRW. changes pending.Up to 3 years in prison. Not enforced. information from lgbt silk map. as well as from HRW.
25. Revision #12140 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-08-192018-08-07
24. Revision #11885 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
NoteUp to 3 years in prison. Not enforced. information from lgbt silk map. as well as from HRW. Up to 3 years in prison. Not enforced. information from lgbt silk map. as well as from HRW. Decriminalization pending.
23. Revision #11717 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-08-072018-07-20
22. Revision #10717 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-07-202018-07-14
21. Revision #10206 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-07-142018-07-01
20. Revision #9514 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-07-012018-06-04
19. Revision #8176 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-06-042018-04-30
18. Revision #7685 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-04-302018-04-01
17. Revision #7157 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-04-012018-03-20
Sourceshttps://www.hrw.org/news/2018/01/08/ghana-discrimination-violence-against-lgbt-people https://www.graphic.com.gh/news/general-news/legalization-of-homosexuality-ghana-is-bound-to-happen-akufo-addo.htmlhttps://www.hrw.org/news/2018/01/08/ghana-discrimination-violence-against-lgbt-people
16. Revision #6929 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-03-202018-03-05
NoteUp to 3 years in prison. Not enforced. information from lgbt silk map. as well as from HRW. Decriminalization pending.Up to 3 years in prison. Not enforced. information from lgbt silk map. as well as from HRW.
15. Revision #6320 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-03-052018-02-25
14. Revision #6059 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-02-252018-01-08
13. Revision #5265 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2018-01-082017-09-25
NoteUp to 3 years in prison. Not enforced. information from lgbt silk map. as well as from HRW.Up to 3 years in prison. Not enforced.
Sourceshttps://www.hrw.org/news/2018/01/08/ghana-discrimination-violence-against-lgbt-peoplehttps://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/
12. Revision #3580 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2017-09-252017-09-06
11. Revision #3579 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
ValueMale illegal, female legalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
10. Revision #3289 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2017-09-062017-09-05
NoteUp to 3 years in prison. Not enforced.Up to 3 years in prison.
9. Revision #3236 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
NoteUp to 3 years in prison.up to 10 years in prison.
Sourceshttps://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/No
8. Revision #3143 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2017-09-052017-08-11
7. Revision #2725 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2017-08-112017-03-19
Noteup to 10 years in prison.up to 3 years in prison.
SourcesNohttps://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/
6. Revision #2560 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2017-03-192017-03-08
5. Revision #2508 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2017-03-082017-02-12
Noteup to 3 years in prison.1 to 3 years in prison; fine between 100,000 and 500,000 CFA ( US 170 to 870) not enforced.
4. Revision #2425 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
Note1 to 3 years in prison; fine between 100,000 and 500,000 CFA ( US 170 to 870) not enforced. 1 to 3 years in prison; fine between 100,000 and 500,000 CFA ( US 170 to 870)
3. Revision #2202 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2017-02-122017-02-11
Note1 to 3 years in prison; fine between 100,000 and 500,000 CFA ( US 170 to 870) Up to 3 years in prison
2. Revision #2153 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value
End Date2017-02-112016-11-28
NoteUp to 3 years in prison always been legal for females. punishment of up to 5 years.
1. Revision #1326 ( by Ausyk)
Field New Value Old Value (Original)
ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Male illegal, female legal
End Date2016-11-282016-08-02
Notealways been legal for females. punishment of up to 5 years.always been legal for females.
Sourceshttps://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/No