Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Burundi

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
10 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
10 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
10 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Banned
Since 2005
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipFine as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal, but banned for minors
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
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 bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalN/A
Full DetailsFull Details

Full details about each issue can be found on each region's page. Data missing from the above chart? You can help! Sign up or log in to contribute information to Equaldex!

Share This Comparison