Compare LGBT Rights in Belgium & Niger

Equality Index ?
77 / 100
27 / 100
Legal Index ?
87 / 100
41 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
67 / 100
13 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1944
Legal
Same-sex marriageLegal
Since 2003
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2018
Illegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 1998
Restricted
Since 1988
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
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLegalAmbiguous
Since 1960
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (less than 6-month deferral)
Since 2023
Legal
Since 2008
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2023
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1985
Unequal
Since 2016
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