Jurisdictions Criminalising Private, Consensual Sexual Conduct Between Adults of the Same Sex

There are 81 jurisdictions with laws criminalising private, consensual sexual conduct between adults of the same sex:

Afghanistan

Algeria

Angola

Antigua and Barbuda

Bangladesh

Barbados

Belize

Bhutan

Botswana

Brunei

Burundi

Cameroon

Comoros

Cook Islands (New Zealand Associate)

Dominica

Egypt

Eritrea

Ethiopia

Gambia

Gaza (Occupied Palestinian Territory)

Ghana

Grenada

Guinea

Guyana

India

Indonesia (South Sumatra and Aceh Province)

Iran

Iraq (status unclear)

Jamaica

Kenya

Kiribati

Kuwait

Lebanon

Lesotho

Liberia

Libya

Malawi

Malaysia

Maldives

Mauritania

Mauritius

Morocco

Mozambique

Myanmar (Burma)

Namibia

Nauru

Nigeria

Oman

Pakistan

Palau

Papua New Guinea

Qatar

St Kitts & Nevis

St Lucia

Saint Vincent & the Grenadines

Samoa

Saudi Arabia

Senegal

Seychelles

Sierra Leone

Singapore

Solomon Islands

Somalia

South Sudan

Sri Lanka

Sudan

Swaziland

Syria

Tanzania

Togo

Tonga

Trinidad & Tobago

Tunisia

Turkmenistan

Tuvalu

Uganda

United Arab Emirates

Uzbekistan

Yemen

Zambia

Zimbabwe 

Click here for our interactive map of countries in which consensual homosexual acts between adults are criminalised

 

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