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Uganda’s Anti-Pornography Bill 2011 proposed by Simon Lokodo seeks to imprison women for wearing mini-skirts, monitor internet usage, and ban tv dramas and shows.

*The victimization of women by rape and other forms of brutality seem to always be defined and turned around on the victim because of their attire.

During a stand-up performance by Dave Chappelle he said that a woman said “Just because I am dressed this way does not make me a whore.”

To which he commented, “Which is true…You are not a whore, but you are wearing a whore’s uniform.”

Simon Lokodo, Uganda’s ethics and integrity minister, must have seen the same show because Dave Chappelle made the point that the attire, while it does not define the woman, is confusing to men. It sends the wrong messages.

So Lokodo plans to thwart this behavior by proposing the Anti-Pornography Bill 2011, according to the Daily Mail. Lokodo’s Bill sounds like it functions to prevent crimes against women, but when he defined it in his own words, it sounds more like he’s punishing women for men’s potential crimes against them.

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