• Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
  • Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, surgery not required
  • Adoption
    ✖ Single only
  • Discrimination
    Illegal in some contexts
  • Employment Discrimination
    Ambiguous
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    ✔ Legal
  • Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

History

Homosexual activity in Burundi

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Current status
(since Apr 22, 2009)
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Up to 2 years imprisonment and/or up to 50,000 frank fine
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Apr 22, 2009–Jul 18, 2018
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
three months to 2 years. Not enforced.
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Same-sex marriage in Burundi

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Mar 18, 2005–Jun 24, 2018
Unrecognized
Not criminalized in this country. Homosexuality is currently illegal.
Sources:
No
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Current status
(since Mar 18, 2005)
Unrecognized
Burundian constitution prohibits same-sex marriage
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Right to change legal gender in Burundi

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Current status
Legal, surgery not required
Not preformed in this country but it is provided in another country.
Sources:
No
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Same-sex adoption in Burundi

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Current status
Single only
No restrictions. no laws in place for same sex couples.
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LGBT discrimination in Burundi

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Current status
(since Oct 24, 2001)
Illegal in some contexts
Under the new Burundi new anti-discrimination. As well sexual orientation discrimination protection only through Human rights institute.
Sources:
www.irinnews.org


ilga.org/downloads/02_ILGA_…
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LGBT employment discrimination in Burundi

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Current status
(since Oct 24, 2001)
Ambiguous
Some protections under the new discrimination protection. Sexual orientation discrimination protection through human rights institute.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Burundi

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Current status
(since Oct 24, 2001)
No protections
Only in Employment.
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Burundi

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Current status
Legal
No
Sources:
No
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Blood donations by MSMs in Burundi

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Current status
Legal
According to the African Blood Donation Association.
Sources:
www.africafederation.org › Jamaats
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Equal age of consent in Burundi

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Current status
Equal
Set age of consent but homosexuality is illegal.
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in Burundi

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Current status
Not banned
Only banned in South Africa. Homosexuality is currently illegal.
Sources:
No
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LGBT Rights by Province

View the LGBT laws in each individual province of Burundi.



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