Entry #10003: Equal age of consent in Bahrain

Original entry by Galaxius ()

RegionBahrain
IssueEqual age of consent
StatusEqual
Start DateJan 1, 1976
End Date2019
DescriptionA Penal Code was enacted in 1976 which decriminalized same-sex activities. It also stated that the age of consent for same-sex activities would be the same as heterosexuals at 21 years old.
Sourceshttps://www.refworld.org/pdfid/598311a44.pdf STATE-SPONSORED HOMOPHOBIA A WORLD SURVEY OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION LAWS: CRIMINALISATION, PROTECTION AND RECOGNITION Page 35
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