Entry #2578: LGBT housing discrimination in Kazakhstan

Current Version

RegionKazakhstan
IssueLGBT housing discrimination
StatusSexual orientation and gender identity
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionAccording to the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan the people's right housing shall not be violable (Article 25 of the Constitution). And even though neither sexual orientation nor gender identity is included into the protected categories of people from discrimination explicitly, as neither of them is viewed as a mental illness in Kazakhstan, a non-cishet person may not be considered incompetent. And therefore, their rights to housing may not be discriminated against
Sourceshttps://www.akorda.kz/en/official_documents/constitution https://adilet.zan.kz/rus/docs/V1500010858#z6


Revision History (23)

Revision by cihalcoc. Discrimination in housing is protected in the Republic of Kazakhstan

Old Value New Value (Current)
Value(REMOVED)Sexual orientation and gender identity
Value SpecialAmbiguousSexual orientation and gender identity
Start DateDec 16, 1991(NONE)
NoteDe jure protected, de facto ambiguousAccording to the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan the people's right housing shall not be violable (Article 25 of the Constitution). And even though neither sexual orientation nor gender identity is included into the protected categories of people from discrimination explicitly, as neither of them is viewed as a mental illness in Kazakhstan, a non-cishet person may not be considered incompetent. And therefore, their rights to housing may not be discriminated against
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De jure protected, de facto ambiguous According to the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan the people's right housing shall not be violable (Article 25 of the Constitution). And even though neither sexual orientation nor gender identity is included into the protected categories of people from discrimination explicitly, as neither of them is viewed as a mental illness in Kazakhstan, a non-cishet person may not be considered incompetent. And therefore, their rights to housing may not be discriminated against
SourcesAccording to the Constitution, any kind of discrimination is illegal, however, neither sexuality nor gender identity is included explicitlyhttps://www.akorda.kz/en/official_documents/constitution
https://adilet.zan.kz/rus/docs/V1500010858#z6
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According to the Constitution, any kind of discrimination is illegal, however, neither sexuality nor gender identity is included explicitly https://www.akorda.kz/en/official_documents/constitution https://adilet.zan.kz/rus/docs/V1500010858#z6

Revision by cihalcoc. Incorrect status

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ValueNo protections(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous
NoteNo laws that explicitly protect sexual orientation and gender identityDe jure protected, de facto ambiguous
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No laws that explicitly protect sexual orientation and gender identity De jure protected, de facto ambiguous

Revision by Turnopi_karnavara. Small edit

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Value(REMOVED)No protections
Value SpecialAmbiguous(REMOVED)

Revision by Turnopi_karnavara. Small edit

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NoteDe jure discrimination is illegal, de facto anti-discrimination laws are not enforcedNo laws that explicitly protect sexual orientation and gender identity
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De jure discrimination is illegal, de facto anti-discrimination laws are not enforced No laws that explicitly protect sexual orientation and gender identity

Revision by cihalcoc. Incorrect status

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ValueNo protections(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous
NoteNo laws expressly protecting against discrimination. De jure discrimination is illegal, de facto anti-discrimination laws are not enforced
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No laws expressly protecting against discrimination. De jure discrimination is illegal, de facto anti-discrimination laws are not enforced

Revision by Turnopi_karnavara. Small edit

Old Value New Value
Value(REMOVED)No protections
Value SpecialAmbiguous(REMOVED)
NoteDe jure banned, de facto legalNo laws expressly protecting against discrimination.
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De jure banned, de facto legal No laws expressly protecting against discrimination.

Revision by cihalcoc. Incorrect status

Old Value New Value
ValueNo protections(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous
NoteThere are no specific discrimination protections for gender identity or sexual orientation when it comes to housing in Kazakhstan.De jure banned, de facto legal
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There are no specific discrimination protections for gender identity or sexual orientation when it comes to housing in Kazakhstan. De jure banned, de facto legal
SourcesRefers to above entries on discrimination in generalAccording to the Constitution, any kind of discrimination is illegal, however, neither sexuality nor gender identity is included explicitly
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Refers to above entries on discrimination in general According to the Constitution, any kind of discrimination is illegal, however, neither sexuality nor gender identity is included explicitly

Revision by Gor154. Changed incorrect label to accurately reflect reality in Kazakhstan

Old Value New Value
Value(REMOVED)No protections
Value SpecialAmbiguous(REMOVED)
NoteAccording to the Constitution, any kind of discrimination is illegal. However, neither sexuality nor gender identity are included explicitlyThere are no specific discrimination protections for gender identity or sexual orientation when it comes to housing in Kazakhstan.
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According to the Constitution, any kind of discrimination is illegal. However, neither sexuality nor gender identity are included explicitly There are no specific discrimination protections for gender identity or sexual orientation when it comes to housing in Kazakhstan.
Sourcesold one was fakeRefers to above entries on discrimination in general
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old one was fake Refers to above entries on discrimination in general

Revision by cihalcoc. Incorrect status

Old Value New Value
ValueNo protections(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous

Revision by Samuel_NOT_Samuele. added

Old Value New Value
Value(REMOVED)No protections
Value SpecialN/A(REMOVED)

Revision by cihalcoc. Incorrect status

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Value SpecialAmbiguousN/A

Revision by cihalcoc. old one was fake

Old Value New Value
ValueNo protections(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous
Noteold one was fakeAccording to the Constitution, any kind of discrimination is illegal. However, neither sexuality nor gender identity are included explicitly
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old one was fake According to the Constitution, any kind of discrimination is illegal. However, neither sexuality nor gender identity are included explicitly
Sourcesold one fakeold one was fake
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old one fake was fake

Revision by Samuel_NOT_Samuele. help someone vandalized this page

Old Value New Value
ValueSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
NoteEven though it is not strictly prohibited by law, according to the constitution, any kind of discrimination is illegal in Kazakhstan old one was fake
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Even though it is not strictly prohibited by law, according to the constitution, any kind of discrimination is illegal in Kazakhstan old one was fake
SourcesI am a citizen of Kazakhstan old one fake
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I am a citizen of Kazakhstan old one fake

Revision by cihalcoc. It is illegal according to the constitution

Old Value New Value
Value(REMOVED)Sexual orientation and gender identity
Value SpecialAmbiguous(REMOVED)
Reports (5)
  • Newer law has been passed
  • Sources are invalid or broken "«I am a citizen of Kazakhstan» as a source? Seriously?"
  • Status is not correct "Description says it's not explicitly banned"
  • Sources are invalid or broken "Someone's citizenship is not a valid source "
  • Status is not correct "No protections in housing "

Revision by cihalcoc. Date is incorrect

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Start Date(NONE)Dec 16, 1991

Revision by cihalcoc. It is ambiguous

Old Value New Value
ValueNo protections(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous
NoteNo protections. Even though it is not strictly prohibited by law, according to the constitution, any kind of discrimination is illegal in Kazakhstan
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No protections. Even though it is not strictly prohibited by law, according to the constitution, any kind of discrimination is illegal in Kazakhstan
Sourceshttp://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Protection_2017.pdf
https://www.hrw.org/news/2015/05/28/kazakhstan-anti-gay-laws-found-unconstitutional
I am a citizen of Kazakhstan
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http://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Protection_2017.pdf https://www.hrw.org/news/2015/05/28/kazakhstan-anti-gay-laws-found-unconstitutional I am a citizen of Kazakhstan

Revision by omalpau

Old Value New Value
ValueSexual orientation and gender identityNo protections
NoteFull discrimination protections. No protections.
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Full discrimination protections. No protections.
Sourceshttp://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Protection_2017.pdfhttp://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Protection_2017.pdf
https://www.hrw.org/news/2015/05/28/kazakhstan-anti-gay-laws-found-unconstitutional
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http://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Protection_2017.pdf http://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Protection_2017.pdf https://www.hrw.org/news/2015/05/28/kazakhstan-anti-gay-laws-found-unconstitutional

Revision by Ausyk

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Value(REMOVED)Sexual orientation and gender identity
Value SpecialAmbiguous(REMOVED)
Start DateFeb 11, 2014(NONE)
NoteOnly for gender identity and expression.Full discrimination protections.
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Only for gender identity and expression. Full discrimination protections.
SourcesNohttp://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Protection_2017.pdf
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No http://ilga.org/downloads/2017/ILGA_WorldMap_ENGLISH_Protection_2017.pdf

Revision by Ausyk

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Start Date(NONE)Feb 11, 2014

Revision by Ausyk

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NoteNoOnly for gender identity and expression.
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No Only for gender identity and expression.

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueNo protections(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous

Revision by Ausyk

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Value(REMOVED)No protections

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ValueNo protections(REMOVED)

Ausyk created this entry.