Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Democratic Republic of the Congo

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
22 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
34 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
10 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1940
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Banned
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipAmbiguous
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Illegal
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Restricted
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1960
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2017
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 consentEqualEqual
Since 2006
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