Punishments for male to male relationships: No law
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals
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Has your sexual orientation affected your job in CONGO, THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE? Do you feel limited in your career by your sexual orientation?
In too many ways to count
I changed careers because of my sexual orientation
I feel that I wasn’t promoted because I am lesbian or gay
My co-workers harass me because of my sexual orientation
I have not been limited by my sexual orientation, though I am out at work
A new report by the Research Directorate of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRBC) has documented the situation for LGBT in the vast and wartorn African country of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). >>>
Almost five months after the anti homosexuality bill was tabled before the National Assembly of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transsexual (LGBT) organisations and activists say they have not had the opportunity to mobilize or even undertake any action to opposethe bill due the lack of funding to support the activities. >>>
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) rights organisations and activists have expressed concerns over the the Sexual Practices Against Nature Bill presented before the national parliament of the Democratic Republic of aiming to criminalise homosexuality and zoophilia as sexual practices against nature. >>>
This report, the first in Sida’s gender-based violence series, draws on an original case study, including extensive interviews with members of thearmed forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). By critically exploring and convincingly challenging existing stereotypes and narratives about sexual violence in conflict settings, the authors reveal the need for a nuanced understanding of SGBV, including its invisible victims. >>>