Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Mauritania

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1983
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Banned
Since 1983
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
Imprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careBannedBanned
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Since 1983
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Since 1983
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2016
Conversion therapyNot bannedUnknown
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Since 1983
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