Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Cape Verde

Equality Index ?
1 / 100
65 / 100
Legal Index ?
0 / 100
52 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
2 / 100
77 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
80% Tolerate
20% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
74% Tolerate
25% Not tolerate
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
2% Good place
89% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Since 2004
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1971
Censorship of LGBT IssuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
No censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation only
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
Sexual orientation only
Since 2019
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalAmbiguous
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Ambiguous
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2004
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