Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & Pakistan

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
31 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
30 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
31 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Banned
Since 1958
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Since 2016
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 1993
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2023
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Gender identity only
Since 1973
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
Gender identity only
Since 1973
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1985
N/A
Since 1973
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