Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Nepal

Equality Index ?
23 / 100
69 / 100
Legal Index ?
34 / 100
87 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
11 / 100
52 / 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
52% Good place
28% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Legal
Since 2007
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1860
Ambiguous
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not required
Since 2013
Legal, surgery not required
Since 2013
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Recognized
Since 2013
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 2007
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2015
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
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