Uganda Says Donors Who Withheld Aid ‘Misinterpreted’ Anti-Gay Law
Reuters: Uganda says anti-gay bill misunderstood by donors who halted aid
“International donors who withheld aid over Uganda’s anti-gay bill ‘misinterpreted’ the law whose main focus was to stop promotion of homosexuality to children and others, the government said on Tuesday. Widely condemned by donor countries, the law imposes jail terms of up to life for ‘aggravated homosexuality,’ which includes homosexual sex with a minor or while HIV-positive…” (7/7).
The KFF Daily Global Health Policy Report summarized news and information on global health policy from hundreds of sources, from May 2009 through December 2020. All summaries are archived and available via search.