Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Maldives

Equality Index ?
28 / 100
33 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
20% Did not mention homosexuals
77% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
0% Justifiable
89% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
7% Agree
75% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
19% Good place
28% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1860
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1860
Not legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2013
Ambiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Unknown
LGBT discriminationUnknownNo protections
Since 2017
LGBT employment discriminationUnknownNo protections
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationUnknownNo protections
Since 2017
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryUnknownLegal
Blood donations by MSMsUnknownLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
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