Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of less than 10 years
Female to Female Relationships: Not Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
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Are you LGBTI in the military of CAMEROON?
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No, I was discharged because of my sexual orientation
29/08/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
The Cameroonian government is preparing to reform its criminal code and may toughen laws criminalising homosexuality according to Alice Nkom, head of the Association pour la Défense de l'Homosexualité (ADEFHO). The age of consent for heterosexual couples in Cameroon is 16. The proposed laws would punish homosexual couples between the ages of 16 and 21 with eight years in prison for pedophilia.
23/08/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
Two men accused of being homosexual face court today, August 18 in Yaounde, Cameroon after having been arrested late on July 25 this year. The two are currently detained in Yaounde’s Central Prison. >>>