Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Zambia

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
12 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
18 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
6 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Banned
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Ambiguous
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Banned
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1931
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsAmbiguous
Since 1931
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegalN/A
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
Since 2005
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