Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Cameroon

Equality Index ?
29 / 100
8 / 100
Legal Index ?
52 / 100
6 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
7 / 100
11 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1967
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Since 1967
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Since 2016
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsBanned
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationUnknownNo protections
Since 1972
LGBT employment discriminationUnknownNo protections
Since 1972
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1972
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalUnknown
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
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