Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Cape Verde

Equality Index ?
35 / 100
69 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
22% Tolerate
77% Not tolerate
80% Tolerate
20% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
17% Tolerate
80% Not tolerate
74% Tolerate
25% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
4% Good place
91% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 2004
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1900
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderN/AIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation only
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Ambiguous
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegalAmbiguous
Blood donations by MSMsLegalAmbiguous
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Since 2004
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