Punishments for male to male relationships: No law
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Age of consent: Different for heterosexuals and homosexuals
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Have you been harassed or arrested in RWANDA 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
11/08/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
Rwanda is leading the progress on human rights for LGBTI persons in East Africa. Last year Rwanda eliminated the criminalisation provision from its draft code and recently signed two UN resolutions on sexual orientation and gender identity, only one of six African nations to do it. "The main reason is that Rwanda has a very strong historical memory of what discrimination can do to any particular group." >>>