Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Estonia

Equality Index ?
1 / 100
66 / 100
Legal Index ?
0 / 100
90 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
2 / 100
42 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1992
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Legal
Since 2024
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 1999
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2024
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2024
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2017
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2022
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
46% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
16% Justifiable
50% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
59% Did not mention homosexuals
36% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
23% Agree
48% Disagree
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
44% Rare
34% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
40% Rare
24% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
49% Agree
44% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
51% Yes
32% No
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
23% Favor
71% Oppose
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
Region not surveyed
31% Yes
62% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
9% Justifiable
56% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
53% Did not mention homosexuals
47% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
2% Good place
89% Not a good place
27% Good place
41% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
4% Justifiable
68% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
36% Did not mention homosexuals
64% Mentioned homosexuals
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