Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Cape Verde

Equality Index ?
29 / 100
65 / 100
Legal Index ?
52 / 100
54 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
7 / 100
77 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 2004
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 2011
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationUnknownIllegal in some contexts
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationUnknownSexual orientation only
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
Sexual orientation only
Since 2019
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedAmbiguous
Blood donations by MSMsLegalAmbiguous
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
Since 2004
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