Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Botswana

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
49 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
62 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
35 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Legal
Since 2019
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Unrecognized
Since 1964
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1969
Restricted
Since 1985
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 2019
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2016
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
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