Compare LGBT Rights in Belize & Mauritania

Equality Index ?
62 / 100
8 / 100
Legal Index ?
55 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
68 / 100
16 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2016
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1983
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2003
Banned
Since 1983
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1997
Banned
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation onlyNo protections
Since 1991
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation onlyNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 1983
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguousIllegal
Since 1983
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2016
Conversion therapyNot bannedUnknown
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2016
N/A
Since 1983
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