Compare LGBT Rights in Albania & Mauritania

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
8 / 100
Legal Index ?
69 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
29 / 100
16 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1995
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1983
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1998
Banned
Since 1983
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2009
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal, but restricted for minors
Since 2009
Banned
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2003
Illegal
Since 1983
Intersex infant surgeryFull ban
Since 2020
Unknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2013
Illegal
Since 1983
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2008
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2016
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2020
Unknown
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2001
N/A
Since 1983
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