Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Namibia

Equality Index ?
1 / 100
38 / 100
Legal Index ?
0 / 100
42 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
2 / 100
34 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1920
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2021
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation only
Since 2021
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation only
Since 2021
Same-sex adoptionIllegalAmbiguous
Serving openly in militaryIllegalAmbiguous
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
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
28% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
55% Tolerate
44% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
54% Tolerate
44% 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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