LATEST

Will Uganda really ban the miniskirt?

Short Skirt Shop Window

If a bill passed by the Ugandan parliament in December becomes law, women wearing miniskirts in public will face arrest – and some commentators believe this is just the start of a wholesale erosion of women's rights in the country

Barclays in Anti-Gay Bill Discussions

Fingers In Ears

Barclays has raised the subject of Uganda’s pending Anti-Homosexuality Bill with the country’s government, after coming under pressure from the online social activist group Change.org.

HOT LIST

FEATURED

Short Skirt Shop Window

Will Uganda really ban the miniskirt?

If a bill passed by the Ugandan parliament in December becomes law, women wearing miniskirts in public will face arrest – and some commentators believe this is just the start of a wholesale erosion of women's rights in the country