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Maps | sexual orientation laws

Maps | sexual orientation laws

Every year, along with State Sponsored Homophobia, ILGA publishes also a map of sexual orientation laws in the world. For the first time in 2016, a single overview map has evolved into a unique set of maps to separately chart where criminalisation, protection and recognition laws are enacted.

A useful tool for LGB human rights defenders, these images expose the arbitrariness of persecutory laws, and starkly indicate the absence of positive law in most parts of the world.

Download the 2016 maps

in English: Overview | Criminalisation | Protection | Recognition
in Spanish: Mapa generalCriminalización | Protección | Reconocimiento
in French: Vue d’ensemble | Criminalisation | Protection | Reconnaissance

Click on the thumbnails below to open a PDF version of the maps!

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Looking for previous editions (2013, 2014, 2015) of the map? Click here