Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Mali

Equality Index ?
52 / 100
35 / 100
Legal Index ?
70 / 100
57 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
12 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
31% Good Place
0%
13% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
36% Tolerate
57% Not tolerate
11% Tolerate
89% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
43% Tolerate
56% Not tolerate
10% Tolerate
90% Not tolerate
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
23% Good place
73% Not a good place
2% Good place
95% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
12% Justifiable
63% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
34% Did not mention homosexuals
66% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Not legal
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Ambiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1960
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2011
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
Ambiguous
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1961
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