By the numbers: Gay Malawi couple

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Ages of Tiwonge Chimbalanga and Steven Monjeza, gay men who held an engagement ceremony in Malawi


Years of hard labor in prison to which the two were sentenced for “gross indecency and unnatural acts”


Days the couple spent together after being pardoned by the president of Malawi under international pressure


Members of the couple — Steven Monjeza — who is now dating a woman. The two men were told they could be arrested again if they remained a couple.


Nations in Africa where homosexuality is illegal


Source: BBC News, CNN International