Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of 10 years or more
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.
Do you feel safe when gathering with other LGBTI people in public spaces in MALAWI?
No, there is no police protection
No, the police might harass us
No, owners of establishment won’t allow us to gather
25/07/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
At least 18 people died in violent anti-government protests in Malawi on Wednesday. Protesters are accusing President Bingu wa Mutharika of mismanaging the economy and trampling democratic rights. Both the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the United Democratic Front (UDF), the opposition party, have scapegoated LGBTI persons in the conflict.