Entry #4623: Homosexual activity in Malawi

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RegionMalawi
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusMale illegal, female uncertain
Start DateApr 1, 1930
End DateSep 9, 2018
Description8-14 years in prison. Not enforced since 2012.
Sourceshttps://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/27/gay-relationships-still-criminalised-countries-report https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/gay-lesbian-bisexual-relationships-illegal-in-74-countries-a7033666.html


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ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Male illegal, female uncertain

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ValueMale illegal, female uncertainIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)

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ValueIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Male illegal, female uncertain
Note8-14 years in prison. Not enforced since 2012. Decriminalization pending.8-14 years in prison. Not enforced since 2012.

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Note8-14 years in prison. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.8-14 years in prison. Not enforced since 2012. Decriminalization pending.

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Note8-14 years in prison. Not enforced. 8-14 years in prison. Not enforced. Decriminalization pending.

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End Date2018-06-062018-06-13
Sourceshttps://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/27/gay-relationships-still-criminalised-countries-reporthttps://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/27/gay-relationships-still-criminalised-countries-report https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/gay-lesbian-bisexual-relationships-illegal-in-74-countries-a7033666.html

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Sourceshttps://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/27/gay-relationships-still-criminalised-countries-report

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End Date2018-01-172018-02-03
NoteUp to 14 years in prison. Not enforced. 8-14 years in prison. Not enforced.

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End Date2017-09-062018-01-17
Notesexual acts between men: up to 14 years in prison; sexual acts between women 5 years in prison. Not enforced. Up to 14 years in prison. Not enforced.

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End Date2017-09-052017-09-06
Notesexual acts between men: up to 14 years in prison; sexual acts between women 5 years in prison. de jour is defacto not enforced. sexual acts between men: up to 14 years in prison; sexual acts between women 5 years in prison. Not enforced.

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Notesexual acts between men: up to 14 years in prison; sexual acts between women 5 years in prisonsexual acts between men: up to 14 years in prison; sexual acts between women 5 years in prison. de jour is defacto not enforced.

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ValueLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Start Date2012-01-011930-04-01
End Date2016-08-112017-02-12
NoteNosexual acts between men: up to 14 years in prison; sexual acts between women 5 years in prison
Sourceshttp://www.avert.org/professionals/hiv-around-world/sub-saharan-africa/malawihttps://lgbt-rights-hrw.silk.co/

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