• Homosexuality
    Ambiguous
  • Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
  • Adoption
    ✔ Legal
  • Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
  • Employment Discrimination
    Sexual orientation only
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Military
    N/A
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✔ Banned

History

Homosexual activity in Mauritius

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Dec 29, 1838–Aug 24, 2018
Legal
Ruled unconstitutional.
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Current status
(since Dec 29, 1838)
Ambiguous
Homosexuality is not illegal.
But article 250 (1) of the Mauritian Criminal Code states that « any person who is guilty of the crime of sodomy or bestiality shall be liable to penal servitude for a term not exceeding 5 years ».
Hence same-sex sexual activity between two consent men is illegal
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Same-sex marriage in Mauritius

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Current status
Unrecognized
Gay marriage pending.
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Right to change legal gender in Mauritius

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Current status
Legal, surgery not required
No
Sources:
No
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Same-sex adoption in Mauritius

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 2008)
Legal
No specific prohibitions.
Sources:
No
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LGBT discrimination in Mauritius

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Current status
Illegal
All discrimination is illegal.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Mauritius

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Jan 1, 2008–Jul 2, 2018
Sexual orientation and gender identity
All discrimination is illegal.
Sources:
No
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Current status
(since 2008)
Sexual orientation only
e page 8 of the Equal Opportunities Act 2008, which prohibits discrimination in employment and other activities on
many grounds, including ‘sexual orientation
Sources:
old.ilga.org/Statehomophobi…
: ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/---
ed_protect/---protrav/---ilo_aids/documents/legaldocument/wcms_126781.pdf.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Mauritius

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Current status
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Under the Equal Opportunities Act.
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Mauritius

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Current status
N/A
I think they dont have a military.
Sources:
No
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Equal age of consent in Mauritius

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Current status
Equal
No
Sources:
No
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Blood donations by MSMs in Mauritius

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Current status
Legal
No
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in Mauritius

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Current status
Banned
Since 2017.
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