Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Botswana

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
49 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
62 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
35 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 2019
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Since 1964
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsRestricted
Since 1985
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Since 2019
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation only
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2016
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
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