Namibia

 

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Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia, is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean. It shares land borders with Angola and Zambia to the north, Botswana to the east and South Africa to the south and east.

Capital: Windhoek
Currency: Namibian dollar
Prime minister: Hage Geingob
President: Hifikepunye Pohamba
Official language: English

LAWS

Namibia has an history lacking of laws supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) citizens. Sodomy is illegal inNamibia, and is punishable with prison time.
Namibia
Same-sex sexual activity legal? Illegal (not enforced),
Discrimination protections No
Family rights
Recognition of
relationships
No
Adoption No

 

Current News

Namibia’s Health Minister Calls for Condom Distribution in Prisons

Namibia’s Health Minister Calls for Condom Distribution in Prisons

Mr Bernard Haufiku the Minister of Health and Social Services in Namibia recently called on his government to ensure that all prisons were well stocked with condoms. This development is in an effort to reduce the HIV/AIDS infection in the country irr[...]
Out-Right Namibia condemns the homophobic statement made by Deputy Minister of Finance Natangwe Ithete

Out-Right Namibia condemns the homophobic statement made by Deputy Minister of Finance Natangwe Ithete

Out-Right Namibia condemns the homophobic statement made by Deputy Minister of Finance Natangwe Ithete By: Out-Right Namibia (ORN) 31 July, 2015 It is with great concern that Out-Right Namibia (ORN) has taken note of a statement made by Deputy Min[...]
Out Right Namibia Trains African States on the Universal Periodic Review

Out Right Namibia Trains African States on the Universal Periodic Review

By: Ambrose Barigye Out-Right Namibia (ORN) this week hosted its first African Regional Training on understanding UN Mechanism and how to engage on reporting towards the Universal Periodic Review (UPR). The training was held in partnership with CO[...]
Namibia: Transmen in homecoming dilemma

Namibia: Transmen in homecoming dilemma

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