Developing Countries: Homosexuality

Department for International Development written question – answered on 6th November 2018.

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Photo of Jim Cunningham Jim Cunningham Labour, Coventry South

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many countries that receive UK official development assistance treat homosexuality as a criminal act.

Photo of Alistair Burt Alistair Burt Minister of State (Department for International Development) (Joint with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office), Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

Of the 126 countries that receive UK Official Development Assistance 51 treat homosexuality as a criminal act.

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