National Sexual Rights Law and Policy Database

Please explore these other databases created by the Sexual Rights Initiative:

UN Resources Tool (with IPPF Western Hemisphere Region)

UPR Sexual Rights Database

The following online resources provide further information about sexual rights related national law and policy. The Sexual Rights Initiative takes no responsibility for the content of any of these resources. Please contact us to inform us of other resources that could be included here:


Abortion Policies and Reproductive Health around the World - United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs Population Division

World’s Abortion Laws Map – Center for Reproductive Rights

Child, Early and Forced Marriage:

Global Maps – Marriage - WORLD Policy Analysis Center

Female Genital Mutilation:

Female genital mutilation (FGM) frequently asked questions - UNFPA


Global Criminalisation Scan - GNP+ and partners

Making the law work for the HIV response - UNAIDS

Same Sex Sexuality:

LGBT Rights - Human Rights Watch

SOGI Casebook Database - International Commission of Jurists (ICJ)

State Sponsored Homophobia Report - International lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex association (ILGA)

Sex Work:

Map of Sex Work Law - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Transgender Rights:

SOGI Casebook Database - International Commission of Jurists (ICJ)

Transrespect versus Transphobia Worldwide - Transgender Europe


Global Health and Human Rights Database - Lawyers Collective and O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law

UPR Info’s Database of UPR recommendations and voluntary pledges - UPR Info