Entry #771: LGBT employment discrimination in Namibia

Current Version

RegionNamibia
IssueLGBT employment discrimination
StatusSexual orientation only
Start DateOct 21, 2021
End Datenow
Description"A Namibian court has found that the constitution bans discrimination based on sexual orientation." Section 139 of the Labour Act of 2004 repealed the Labour Act of 1992 which in Section 107 prohibited sexual orientation discrimination.
Sourceshttps://76crimes.com/2021/10/21/namibia-court-bans-anti-gay-discrimination-in-child-citizenship-case/


Revision History (2)

Revision by DuffdeNecker

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Start Date2004Oct 21, 2021
DescriptionLaw on prohibition of discrimination in employment was repealed.

Section 139 of the Labour Act of 2004 repealed the Labour Act of 1992 which in Section 107 prohibited sexual orientation discrimination.
"A Namibian court has found that the constitution bans discrimination based on sexual orientation."
Section 139 of the Labour Act of 2004 repealed the Labour Act of 1992 which in Section 107 prohibited sexual orientation discrimination.
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Law on prohibition of discrimination in employment was repealed. Section 139 of the Labour Act of 2004 repealed the Labour Act of 1992 which in Section 107 prohibited sexual orientation discrimination. "A Namibian court has found that the constitution bans discrimination based on sexual orientation." Section 139 of the Labour Act of 2004 repealed the Labour Act of 1992 which in Section 107 prohibited sexual orientation discrimination.
Sourceshttp://www.commonlii.org/na/legis/num_act/la200484.pdf
http://old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf
https://76crimes.com/2021/10/21/namibia-court-bans-anti-gay-discrimination-in-child-citizenship-case/
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http://www.commonlii.org/na/legis/num_act/la200484.pdf http://old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf https://76crimes.com/2021/10/21/namibia-court-bans-anti-gay-discrimination-in-child-citizenship-case/

Revision by danlev

Old Value (Original) New Value
DescriptionLaw on prohibition of discrimination in employment was repealed. Section 139 of the Labour Act of 2004 repealed the Labour Act of 1992 which in Section 107 prohibited sexual orientation
discrimination. Text of the 2004 law is available at: http://www.commonlii.org/na/legis/num_act/la200484.pdf.
Law on prohibition of discrimination in employment was repealed.

Section 139 of the Labour Act of 2004 repealed the Labour Act of 1992 which in Section 107 prohibited sexual orientation discrimination.
Show Difference
Law on prohibition of discrimination in employment was repealed. Section 139 of the Labour Act of 2004 repealed the Labour Act of 1992 which in Section 107 prohibited sexual orientation discrimination. Text of the 2004 law is available at: http://www.commonlii.org/na/legis/num_act/la200484.pdf. Section 139 of the Labour Act of 2004 repealed the Labour Act of 1992 which in Section 107 prohibited sexual orientation discrimination.
Sourceshttp://old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdfhttp://www.commonlii.org/na/legis/num_act/la200484.pdf
http://old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf
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http://old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf http://www.commonlii.org/na/legis/num_act/la200484.pdf http://old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "they have protections since 2016"

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