Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Madagascar

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
33 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
44 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
23 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1972
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Illegal
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Banned
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal in some contexts
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
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualUnequal
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