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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Have you been harassed or arrested in MALAWI because of your same-sex relationship?
Yes, it is against the law to be gay, lesbian or trans
Yes, but it is not against the law
07/03/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
Malawian Civil Society Organisations have lashed out at religious leaders in support of the new bill outlawing lesbianism in Malawi, stating, “Christianity as a religion should not be used to alienate diversity, people in Malawi come from different backgrounds and have different beliefs and traditions.” This, after Malawian Council of Churches (MCC) Chairperson Bishop Joseph Bvumbwe said same-sex practices “threaten the family unit” and “contradict Malawi’s rich traditions, culture and its spirituality as a God fearing nation.” >>>