Compare LGBT Rights in Mauritius & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
52 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
55 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
49 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2023
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2005
Legal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryN/AIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2017
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
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