Compare LGBT Rights in Democratic Republic of the Congo & Netherlands

Equality Index ?
22 / 100
81 / 100
Legal Index ?
34 / 100
90 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
72 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1940
Legal
Since 1945
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2006
Legal
Since 2001
Censorship of LGBT issuesAmbiguousNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Gender-affirming careRestrictedLegal
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2018
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
Illegal
Since 2023
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Legal
Since 2000
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 1974
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2024
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2006
Equal
Since 1978
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