Compare LGBT Rights in Bahrain & Mauritania

Equality Index ?
36 / 100
8 / 100
Legal Index ?
31 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
42 / 100
16 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1976
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1983
Same-sex marriageBannedBanned
Since 1983
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 1976
Imprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Since 2014
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Banned
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1976
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Since 1983
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryUnknownIllegal
Since 1983
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2016
Conversion therapyNot bannedUnknown
Equal age of consentUnknownN/A
Since 1983
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