AFRICAN UNION (FORMERLY COMPANY OF AFRICAN UNITY, OAU)
African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (1986) This treaty had been used by the Organization of African Unity (now African Union) and it is the absolute most commonly accepted local individual rights instrument, having been ratified by a lot more than fifty nations. It condemns discrimination and offers for certain legal rights, but thus far, its monitoring and enforcing human body the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights has perhaps not yet formally handled intimate orientation.
Homosexuals are at the mercy of the death penalty in twelve nations on earth. The free association and free expression of lesbians, gays and bisexuals are denied explicitly through legal provisions.About 30 countries have some form of protection against discrimination based on sexual orientation in about 30 countries or provinces lesbians, gays and bisexuals are subject to a discriminatory age of consent In more than 40 states around the world same sex acts are illegal.In about 15 countries or provinces