Get this from a library! Código penal angolano: actualizado [Cláudia Silva; António Vicente Marques; Angola.;]. segurança territorial e do sistema financeiro angolano. Visando a .. utilizadas em processo penal, não podendo ser revelada, em caso algum, a identidade de. O ministro da Justiça e Direitos Humanos de Angola considerou “um equívoco” a perceção de que a proposta de Lei do Código Penal.

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Yet, signs of more liberal attitudes do exist. The three major political parties have not formally addressed LGBT in their respective party platforms.

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However, she still suffers frequent attacks in Angola, most of which are carried out based on the Bible. MSMs allowed to donate blood.

Inthe unofficial commitment ceremony of a same-sex couple was treated penaal “shameless” and fodigo in the national news magazines. In general, significant social pressure is put on people to marry a suitable partner of the opposite sex and have children. The new Constitution of does make some general provisions concerning human rights, freedom, equality and tolerance that may apply to all citizens, irrespective of sexual orientation or gender identity. Retrieved 4 April lenal Indeed, such acts were viewed as a remedy for impotence, to improve soil fertility or as a transfer of knowledge.

Some LGBT people in Angola have reported being harassed by people who believe that they are immoral, and the Angola Government allegedly refused to accept the Israeli ambassador because he was gay.

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For instance, article bans threats against someone or a group of people on account of their sexual orientation, among others, with 1-year imprisonment and a fine of up to days.


In the s, a German anthropologist named Kurt Falk published his research on African tribes, which included some acceptance of homosexuality and bisexuality. On 18 Maythe Parliament approved the draft in a second vote by a vote with six abstentions. Retrieved from ” https: Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic Somaliland. There is no legal recognition of same-sex couples in Angola.

For example, the Constitution stipulates that the Government will work to secure equal rights and opportunities for all citizens, irrespective of, among other things, “any other form of discrimination”.

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT rights in Angola have seen some improvement in the early half of the twenty-first century. Ovimbundu men who behave, act and dress as women are known as chibadi or chibandaand historically would marry other men. However, section 87 gives the Civil Registrar general authority to make changes, including changes of name and when there is a change of facts which alter the legal identity and status of the person. On the rare occasion that politicians and other government officials have dealt with LGBT people or rights, their policies have reflected prevailing attitudes.

Similar individuals exist in neighbouring ethnic groups; they are known as kimbanda among the Kimbunduquimbanda angolanp the Kongo and jimbandaa among the Lovale people. Angolan law prohibits “acts against nature”, though this law has seldom been enforced.

The punishment for death threats is doubled. In the 18th century, the Khoikhoi people recognised the terms koetsirewhich codibo to a man who is sexually receptive to another man, and soreguswhich refers to same-sex masturbation usually among friends. Anal intercourse and sexual relations between women also occurred, though more rarely.


Sexual practices between men were also part of initiation rituals. Illegal legalization pending [1].

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Known as kuduro’s queen, she has performed at various music festivals around the world. Now, it has to go to parliamentary committees. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. There is no specific law which allows transgender people in Angola to change their gender marker on their official documents and passports.

Article lists persecution on the basis of sexual orientation as a crime against humanity, on par with slavery, wilful manslaughter, genocide, rape, forced mutilation and others. Inthe Angolan Government refused to receive openly gay Isi Yanouka as the new Israeli ambassador, allegedly due to his sexual penql.

Articles 70 and 71 of the Penal Code of contains a vaguely worded prohibition against public immorality and acts considered “against nature”.

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Transgender people could possibly use this anvolano to change their legal gender. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Additionally, sinceemployment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation has been banned.