Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Niger

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
27 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
41 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
13 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 2006
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
Restricted
Since 1988
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
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Ambiguous
Since 1960
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2008
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualUnequal
Since 2016
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