Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Mali

Equality Index ?
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29 / 100
Legal Index ?
0 / 100
46 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
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12 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Banned
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1960
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Since 2011
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1961
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
13% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
10% Tolerate
90% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
11% Tolerate
89% Not tolerate
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
2% Good place
89% Not a good place
2% Good place
95% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
12% Justifiable
63% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
34% Did not mention homosexuals
66% Mentioned homosexuals
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