Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Switzerland

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
69 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
75 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
64 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Legal
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Legal
Since 2022
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, no restrictions
Since 2022
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal
Since 1995
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2020
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2021
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Since 2019
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 1992
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Varies by Region
Since 2024
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
Since 1992
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