Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Bahrain

Equality Index ?
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36 / 100
Legal Index ?
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30 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
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42 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1976
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Banned
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
State-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2014
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1976
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1976
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1976
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegalUnknown
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AUnknown
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
2% Good place
89% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
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