67 countries criminalise same-sex activity

28 June 2019

The majority of Africa, along with the Middle East and Russia, continues to ignore and abuse the human rights of men who have sex with men. Punitive laws that criminalise same-sex activity drive this population underground, elevating their risk of HIV and preventing them from accessing healthcare, including HIV services.

Grapic showing 67 countries criminalise same-sex activity

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