Compare LGBT Rights in Mauritania & United Kingdom

Equality Index ?
8 / 100
72 / 100
Legal Index ?
0 / 100
80 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
16 / 100
63 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1983
Legal
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1983
Legal
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishmentNo censorship
Since 2003
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2005
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal, but restricted for minors
Since 2024
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
Since 2004
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1991
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionIllegal
Since 1983
Legal
Since 2002
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Since 1983
Legal
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2016
Legal
Since 2021
Conversion therapyUnknownNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
Since 1983
Equal
Since 2001
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