Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Cameroon

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
8 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
6 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
11 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1967
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Banned
Since 1967
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 2016
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsBanned
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1972
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1972
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1972
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalUnknown
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalN/A
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