Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals
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Is your healthcare affected by your sexual orientation or gender identity in TAJIKISTAN?
Yes, it is more expensive
Yes, I was dropped from my insurance plan
My coverage is different because of my sexual orientation
No, my healthcare is the same
Joint statement from Action Canada for Population and Development, Sexual Rights Initiative, COC Netherlands, Labrys and Equal Opportunities. Delivered by Karolina Więckiewicz, Federation of Women and Family Planning in Poland, on Wednesday 14 March 2012 >>>
No help - and sometimes worse - for the LGBT community in Tajikistan. Being gay is no longer a crime in Tajikistan, but police are reticent to address hate crimes, including the murder of a gay man in Dushanbe in 2011. Police have also been known to blackmail closeted individuals by threatening to expose them. >>>
HIV prevalence is reported to be up to 10 times higher among men who have sex with men and transgender people than among the general population in Eastern European and Central Asian cities. If countries fail to address the context of the epidemic, this already critical situation is likely to become worse. >>>