Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Papua New Guinea

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
29 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
29 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
Not enough data
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Male illegal, female legal
Since 2002
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
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 1980
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
Since 2002
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
No protections
Since 2002
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2002
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Legal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2016
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualFemale equal, male N/A
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