Tag: Chad gay rights


Types of criminalisation Criminalises sex between men Criminalises sex between women Penal Code 2017, S. 354 Section 354 criminalises same-sex intimacy between men and between women, punishable with imprisonment for up to 2 years and a fine of between 50,000 and 500,000 FCFA.1 Enforcement 2017 Chad enacted a new Penal Code, criminalising same-sex intimacy between… Read more »

Chad criminalises homosexuality by vote of 111 to 1

Chad has made homosexuality a crime, adopting a penal code that bans gay sex for both men and women. The West African former French territory, which has a population of 13 million, green-lit a new penal code this week. Under the terms of the new code, homosexuality will be criminalised for the first time, listed… Read more »

Chad becomes 37th African state to seek ban on homosexuality

Draft law condemned for making same-sex relations punishable by 20-year sentence, though abolition of death penalty is praised Chad looks set to become the 37th country in Africa to outlaw homosexuality after government ministers voted to make same-sex relations a crime punishable by up to 20 years in prison. The decision, yet to be ratified… Read more »