Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & Mali

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
22 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
33 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
12 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Legal
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Banned
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Since 2004
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 2019
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2003
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2003
No protections
Same-sex adoptionLegal
Since 2006
Illegal
Since 2011
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryLegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Legal
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1985
Equal
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