Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Burundi

Equality Index ?
50 / 100
10 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
10 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
39 / 100
10 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Banned
Since 2005
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipFine as punishment
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Illegal
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal, but banned for minors
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
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