Compare LGBT Rights in Fiji & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
51 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?Not enough data
25 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2010
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2002
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2013
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2007
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionIllegalIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapySexual orientation only
Since 2010
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2010
N/A
Public Opinion
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
19% Yes
59% No
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
24% Yes
55% No
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