Compare LGBT Rights in Algeria & Ethiopia

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
10 / 100
Legal Index ?
5 / 100
6 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
22 / 100
14 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1966
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1966
Banned
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishmentState-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 1966
Illegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
Since 1966
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1966
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1966
Illegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1966
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Unknown
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1966
N/A
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
6% Justifiable
80% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
30% Did not mention homosexuals
69% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
4% Agree
72% Disagree
Acceptance of homosexuality (Arab countries)
(BBC News Arabic / Arab Barometer, 2018-2019)
26% Yes
74% No / Unsure / Did Not Answer
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
10% Yes
71% No
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
28% Yes
39% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
4% Justifiable
71% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
42% Did not mention homosexuals
58% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
2% Good place
77% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
2% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
18% Did not mention homosexuals
82% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
2% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
19% Did not mention homosexuals
81% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
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