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Legal Grounds III, Online edition, with updates and links to decisions:

Cover and preliminaries
Table of Contents
Table of Cases (2008-2016) by Country
Foreword,  by Charles G. Ngwena 

Chapter One: Introduction  

Chapter Two: Children and Adolescents

Child, Forced and Early Marriage

Female Genital Mutilation

Sexual Abuse, Assault and Violence

Consensual Sexual Conduct

Student Pregnancy

Chapter Three: Maternal Health Care and Services

Chapter Four: Abortion and Fetal Interests

Abortion

Wrongful Birth or Life

Chapter Five: Adoption and Surrogacy

Adoption

Surrogacy

Chapter Six: Gender, Sexuality, Women and Discrimination

Rape

  • S v Chirembwe [2015] ZWHHC 162, CRB No. R 1006/12 (High Court of Zimbabwe at Harare)  [Sentence length for multiple rapes]  Decision online

Disability, Sexuality and Criminal Law

Women and Criminal Law

Legal Recognition of Intersexuality

Gender Identity

Sexual Orientation

  • Oloka-Onyango and 9 Others v Attorney General [2014], Constitutional Petition No. 8 of 2014, 
    UGCC 14 (1 August 2014) (Constitutional Court of Uganda at Kampala). [Anti-Homosexuality Act annulled due to lack of parliamentary quorum.]  Decision online.
  • C.O.L. & G.M.N. v. Resident Magistrate Kwale Court & Others Petition No. 51 of 2015 (High Court of Kenya, Constitutional and Judicial Review Division). [Court allowed medical examinations including anal exams to prove crime of homosexuality]  Decision on file.
  • {NEW:  Teria Joseph Ebah v. Federal Government of Nigeria, Suit No. FHC/ABJ/CS/197/2014.  Decision of October 22, 2014 (Federal High Court of Nigeria at Abuja] [constitutionality of same sex marriage]
  • {NEW: *Gay sex decriminalized in Botswana.  June 11, 2019.  New York Times report

Recognition of LGBTIQ Advocacy and Groups

Chapter Seven: HIV

Access to Treatment

Stigma, and Criminalisation of Transmission

Forced Sterilization

Discrimination in Employment

Chapter Eight: Francophone Africa  /  L’Afrique Francophone

  • [Adultery /   L’adultère] Décision  DCC 09-081 Decision DCC 09-081 of 30 July 2009 of the Constitutional Court of Benin  (adultery law unconstitutional).  Decision in French on file.   Decision en ligne.
  • [Polygamy / La polygamie]  Décision DCC 02-144  of 23 December 2002 of the Constitutional Court of Benin (polygamy law unconstitutional)  Decision in French on file.  Decision en ligne.
  • [InfanticideL’infanticide] Judgment No 216 of 13 December 2005 the Court of Appeal Niamey , Niger (distinction between abortion and infanticide)  Decision on file, in French.

Online Legal Resources

Full Citation Information and Case Links

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