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

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.

In Februarythe Angolan Parliament preliminarily approved a draft of a new penal code, in a unanimous vote with 36 abstentions. This page was last edited on 10 Octoberat Illegal legalization pending [1].

Ministro angolano diz que é equívoco pensar que Código Penal encoraja o aborto

Additionally, sinceemployment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation has been banned. Article of the new Penal Code, pending in Parliament, forbids discrimination based on sexual orientation in employment and the provision of goods and services.


Among the Herero peopleerotic friendships known as oupanga between two people, regardless of sex, were common, and typically included anal intercourse okutunduka vanena. In Maythe National Assembly approved a new penal code, which does not outlaw consenting same-sex sexual activity, though it has yet to go into effect. Now, it has to go to parliamentary committees.

The punishment for death threats is doubled. Ovimbundu men who behave, act and dress as women are known as chibadi or chibandaand historically would marry other men.

The Code is expected to be discussed in the parliamentary year. Same-sex sexual acts were regarded as having medical effects in these societies. Angolan law prohibits “acts against nature”, though this law has seldom been enforced. Prevailing social attitudes about sexual orientation tend to reflect traditional Catholic and Protestant values concerning human sexuality and gender roles.

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 angolaho and status of the person.

Anal intercourse and sexual sngolano between women also occurred, though more rarely. She is part of the very popular rap-techno fusion music style known as kuduro.

One of the most popular musical artists in Angola is transgender woman Titica. 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. On 18 Maythe Parliament approved the draft ppenal a second vote by a vote with six abstentions. LGBT rights in Africa.


Known as kuduro’s queen, she has performed at various music festivals around the world. Despite prevailing conservative attitudes, Angola is listed as one of Africa’s least homophobic countries. Sexual practices between men were also part of initiation rituals.

Votação do novo Código Penal angolano novamente adiada

MSMs allowed to donate blood. Retrieved 4 April By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. However, she still suffers frequent attacks in Angola, most of which are carried out based on the Bible. Retrieved from ” https: Inthe Angolan Government refused to receive openly gay Isi Yanouka as the new Israeli ambassador, allegedly due to his sexual orientation. 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.

There is no specific law which allows transgender people in Angola to change their gender marker on their official documents and passports.