Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Namibia

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
40 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
46 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
34 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Unknown
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Legal, but requires surgery
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1969
Legal
Since 2015
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2021
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2021
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2021
Same-sex adoptionIllegalLegal
Since 2023
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalAmbiguous
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AUnknown
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