Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Egypt

Equality Index ?
37 / 100
12 / 100
Legal Index ?
56 / 100
8 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
16 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
20% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
16% Did not mention homosexuals
84% Mentioned homosexuals
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
22% Tolerate
77% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
17% Tolerate
80% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
28% Yes
41% No
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% Yes
95% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
4% Good place
91% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
0% Justifiable
100% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
0% Did not mention homosexuals
100% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderN/ALegal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalN/A
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