Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Pakistan

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
31 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
30 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
31 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Since 1958
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedImprisonment as punishment
Since 2016
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1969
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 1993
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Since 2023
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsGender identity only
Since 1973
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsGender identity only
Since 1973
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Since 1973
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