Compare LGBT Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina & Democratic Republic of the Congo

Equality Index ?
42 / 100
21 / 100
Legal Index ?
67 / 100
32 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
17 / 100
10 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
6% Good Place
0%
10% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
5% Justifiable
88% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
44% Did not mention homosexuals
53% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
12% Agree
69% Disagree
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage in Central and Eastern Europe
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
13% Favor
84% Oppose
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (Eastern/Central Europe)
(Pew Research Center, June 2015-July 2016)
13% Yes
82% No
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
10% Good place
70% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
3% Justifiable
82% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
36% Did not mention homosexuals
64% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
3% Justifiable
82% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
44% Did not mention homosexuals
56% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2003
Legal
Since 1940
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2018
Not legal
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgeryIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2009
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2016
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
No protections
Since 1960
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
Single only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsVaries by RegionLegal
Conversion therapyUnknownNot banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 2006
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