Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Mozambique

Equality Index ?
32 / 100
52 / 100
Legal Index ?
45 / 100
62 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
42 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 2015
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Unrecognized
Since 2004
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2004
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
Sexual orientation only
Since 2007
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
20% Good Place
0%
36% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
22% Tolerate
77% Not tolerate
48% Tolerate
43% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
17% Tolerate
80% Not tolerate
56% Tolerate
36% Not tolerate
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
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