On Thursday, charges were brought against five women in Senegal for violating the country’s law prohibiting homosexual acts. According to The Associated Press, one of the women is a member of Women’s Smile, the only lesbian-rights group that currently operates in the country.
- 5 Women Charged Under Senegal’s Anti-Gay Law (abcnews.go.com)
- Senegal arrests 5 suspected lesbians under anti-gay law (mercurynews.com)
- 5 women arrested under Senegal’s anti-gay law (nzherald.co.nz)
- 5 Women Arrested Under Senegal’s Anti-Gay Law (world.time.com)