Compare LGBT Rights in Mauritania

Equality Index ?
8 / 100
Legal Index ?
0 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
17% Good Place
0%
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
5% Good place
91% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1983
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1983
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1983
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1983
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1983
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