Compare LGBT Rights in Democratic Republic of the Congo & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
22 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
34 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1940
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2006
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesAmbiguousImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careRestrictedLegal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2006
N/A
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