Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Mauritania

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
8 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
16 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1983
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Banned
Since 1983
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Illegal
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1969
Banned
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Unknown
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1991
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Since 1983
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Since 1983
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2016
Conversion therapyNot bannedUnknown
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Since 1983
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