Ghanaian president doubles down on anti-LGBT bill

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04/03/2023

AN ANTI-LGBT bill which was expected to impose some of the harshest laws against gay people has had “substantial elements” modified, the President of Ghana has said. Nana Akufo-Addo spoke about the controversial legislation during a joint press conference with the US Vice-President Kamala Harris. The Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values bill 2021 is undergoing constitutional review by Parliament, but was not first introduced under the country’s current government and was instead a private members’ bill.

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