Compare LGBT Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina & Syria

Equality Index ?
45 / 100
22 / 100
Legal Index ?
63 / 100
18 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
28 / 100
27 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1991
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1949
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 1949
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 1949
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2004
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2011
Legal
Since 1998
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2016
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
No protections
Since 1964
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2006
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsVaries by Region
Since 2012
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
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