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Ghana’s new anti-homosexuality bill violates everyone’s rights, not just LGBTIQ+ people – expert

Ghana’s new anti-homosexuality bill violates everyone’s rights, not just LGBTIQ+ people – expert

GHANA'S new anti-homosexuality bill infringes several rights and freedoms, not only of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people but of heterosexuals too. The bill has been in the works since 2021 when it was tabled in parliament as a private member’s bill. The objective of the Human Sexual Rights and Family Values Bill is to provide for human sexual rights and family values and for related matters. KWADWO APPIAGYEI-ATUA, Associate Professor of Law, University of Ghana At the heart of the contention about the proposed law is the question of discrimination, its purpose and its effect of…
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