Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Cook Islands

Equality Index ?
29 / 100
72 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
72 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
7 / 100
Not enough data
Law
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 2023
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Banned
Since 2000
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1991
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2013
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2013
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLegal
Since 1994
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
Equal
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
8% Tolerate
91% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
5% Good place
94% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
4% Justifiable
82% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
19% Did not mention homosexuals
81% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
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