Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Sweden

Equality Index ?
1 / 100
76 / 100
Legal Index ?
0 / 100
80 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
2 / 100
71 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Legal
Since 1944
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Legal
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal, but restricted for minors
Since 2021
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1999
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2002
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1978
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