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Thirty-eight of fifty-three African nations criminalise homosexuality, thereby imposing varying degrees of legislative restrictions on sexual desires and practices, and on the fulfilment of the human rights of individuals. Furthermore, the stigmatisation and criminalisation of homosexuality has made public health interventions, particularly with respect to HIV prevention and treatment, diffi cult to implement effectively.

Cover20Diversity20in20sexuality1Title: Diversity in Human Sexuality - Implications for Policy in Africa
Published by: ASSAf

Publication date: 2015
Publication type: Consensus study