Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & North Macedonia

Equality Index ?
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44 / 100
Legal Index ?
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64 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
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25 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1996
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Unrecognized
Since 1996
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal
Since 2006
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal
Since 2020
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2020
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Since 2009
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1996
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