Compare LGBT Rights in Eritrea & Ethiopia

Equality Index ?
6 / 100
10 / 100
Legal Index ?
6 / 100
7 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
14 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1957
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1957
Banned
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedState-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careBannedRestricted
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1957
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1957
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1957
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2010
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1957
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1957
Unknown
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1957
N/A
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