Compare LGBT Rights in Bangladesh & Cape Verde

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
64 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
51 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
31 / 100
77 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1860
Legal
Since 2004
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1860
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2013
Illegal
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1969
Legal
Since 2011
Legal recognition of non-binary genderRecognized
Since 2013
Not legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2019
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalAmbiguous
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousAmbiguous
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2004
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