Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Tanzania

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
8 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
18 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Banned
Since 1971
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Illegal
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Restricted
Since 1994
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1977
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
No protections
Since 1977
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1977
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Illegal
Since 1998
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
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