Compare LGBT Rights in Nepal & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
73 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
85 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
61 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2007
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2024
Banned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderAmbiguous
Since 2007
Illegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1988
Legal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2015
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 2007
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2015
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
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