Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Nepal

Equality Index ?
50 / 100
73 / 100
Legal Index ?
65 / 100
86 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
61 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 2007
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Ambiguous
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Ambiguous
Since 2007
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2013
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal
Since 2015
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Sexual orientation only
Since 2015
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2015
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Legal
Since 2007
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Since 2015
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%
86% Good Place
0%
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
52% Good place
28% Not a good place
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