Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Mauritius

Equality Index ?
1 / 100
51 / 100
Legal Index ?
0 / 100
54 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
2 / 100
49 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 2023
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Unrecognized
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
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation only
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation only
Since 2008
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2017
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
48% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
49% Tolerate
50% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
56% Tolerate
39% 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
Region not surveyed
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