Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Djibouti

Equality Index ?
50 / 100
35 / 100
Legal Index ?
65 / 100
35 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
Not enough data
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Illegal
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 onlyIllegal
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Unknown
Blood donations by MSMsLegalAmbiguous
Since 2011
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
31% Good Place
0%
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
36% Tolerate
57% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
43% Tolerate
56% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
23% Good place
73% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
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