Compare LGBT Rights in Botswana & Zimbabwe

Equality Index ?
49 / 100
21 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
33 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
35 / 100
9 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2019
Male illegal, female legal
Since 2006
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1964
Banned
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderLegal, no restrictions
Since 2017
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 1986
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1985
Legal, but restricted for minors
Since 1990
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1980
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2010
Ambiguous
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsAmbiguous
Since 1980
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Since 2010
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Since 2016
Not banned
Equal age of consentEqualFemale equal, male N/A
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