Compare LGBT Rights in Bhutan & Mauritania

Equality Index ?
47 / 100
11 / 100
Legal Index ?
53 / 100
2 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
40 / 100
19 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2021
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1987
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2004
Banned
Since 1983
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosisIllegal
Gender-affirming careRestrictedBanned
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1991
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 1983
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Since 1983
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2016
Conversion therapyNot bannedUnknown
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2021
N/A
Since 1983
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