Compare LGBT Rights in Eritrea & Netherlands

Equality Index ?
6 / 100
81 / 100
Legal Index ?
6 / 100
90 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
72 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1957
Legal
Since 1945
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1957
Legal
Since 2001
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2018
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1957
Illegal
Since 2023
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1957
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1957
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2010
Legal
Since 2000
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1957
Legal
Since 1974
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 1957
Legal
Since 2024
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1957
Equal
Since 1978
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