Compare LGBT Rights in Benin & Eswatini

Equality Index ?
31 / 100
22 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
21 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
19 / 100
22 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalMale illegal, female legal
Since 1907
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1900
Banned
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsUnknown
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1907
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1907
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1900
No protections
Since 1907
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 1968
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalFemale equal, male N/A
Since 1907
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