Compare LGBT Rights in Netherlands & Pakistan

Equality Index ?
81 / 100
31 / 100
Legal Index ?
90 / 100
30 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
72 / 100
31 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1945
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2001
Banned
Since 1958
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Since 2016
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2023
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1996
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 1993
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2018
Recognized
Since 2023
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2023
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Gender identity only
Since 1973
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1993
Gender identity only
Since 1973
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2000
Illegal
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Since 1974
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2024
Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1978
N/A
Since 1973
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