Compare LGBT Rights in Azerbaijan & Mauritania

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
8 / 100
Legal Index ?
48 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
6 / 100
16 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2000
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1983
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 1983
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1972
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2001
Banned
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1991
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1999
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1999
Illegal
Since 1983
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellIllegal
Since 1983
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2016
Conversion therapyNot bannedUnknown
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
Since 1983
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