• Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
  • Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
  • Adoption
    ✖ Single only
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    ✖ Illegal
  • Age of Consent
    ✖ Unequal
  • Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (indefinite deferral)
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

History

Homosexual activity in Eritrea

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Current status
(since Jul 23, 1957)
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Simple Imprisonment: 10 days to 3 years.
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Jul 23, 1957–Sep 20, 2017
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Up to 3 years in prison. not enforced.
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Same-sex marriage in Eritrea

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Current status
(since Jul 23, 1957)
Not legal
All Homosexual Activity is outlawed.
Sources:
old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf
www.refworld.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/rwmain?docid=49216a0a2
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Right to change legal gender in Eritrea

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Current status
Illegal
Very poor country.
Sources:
No
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Same-sex adoption in Eritrea

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 2010)
Single only
Only single people.
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LGBT discrimination in Eritrea

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Current status
(since Jul 23, 1957)
No protections
As homosexuality is illegal, no legal protection exists for either gender identity or sexual orientations
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LGBT employment discrimination in Eritrea

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Current status
No protections
No
Sources:
No
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LGBT housing discrimination in Eritrea

?
Current status
No protections
No
Sources:
No
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Current status
No protections
No
Sources:
No
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Current status
No protections
No
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Eritrea

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Current status
(since Jul 23, 1957)
Illegal
All Homosexual Activity is outlawed.
Sources:
old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf
www.refworld.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/rwmain?docid=49216a0a2
Added by chris  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Equal age of consent in Eritrea

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Current status
(since Jul 23, 1957)
Unequal
All Homosexual Activity is outlawed.
Sources:
old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf
www.refworld.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/rwmain?docid=49216a0a2
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Jul 23, 1957–Oct 13, 2017
Equal
Set age of 18 years.
Sources:
No
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Blood donations by MSMs in Eritrea

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Current status
(since Jul 23, 1957)
Banned (indefinite deferral)
All Homosexual Activity is outlawed.
Sources:
old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf
www.refworld.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/rwmain?docid=49216a0a2
Added by chris  ·  1 accurate vote  ·  Report Error  ·  Log

Conversion therapy in Eritrea

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Current status
Not banned
No
Sources:
No
Added by Ausyk  ·  0 accurate votes  ·  Report Error  ·  Log


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