Compare LGBT Rights in Eritrea & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
6 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
6 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
25 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1957
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1957
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1957
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1957
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1957
No protections
Since 1971
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
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1957
N/A
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