Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of 10 years or more
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
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05/06/2010 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
While the two Malawian gay men Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga have been granted a presidential pardon on “humanitarian grounds”, annulling a 14 year sentence for “gross indecency and unnatural acts”, speculation is mounting on the exact conditions of their release. The Human Rights Commission in Malawi has said that the pair’s pardon does not change the laws that homosexual acts are illegal in the country. >>>