Day 54 – Senegal

day-54-senegalAccording to section 319 of the Senegalese Penal Code, homosexuality is illegal in Senegal. Anyone who is found to be guilt of same-sex sexual activity can face a punishment of up to 5 years in prison.

In addition, a survey conducted by the Pew Research Centre in 2013 stated that 97% of Senegal residents believe that homosexuality should not be accepted in society.

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