Entry #10003: Equal age of consent in Bahrain

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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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