Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Côte d’Ivoire

Equality Index ?
40 / 100
33 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
8% Tolerate
91% Not tolerate
18% Tolerate
79% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
18% Tolerate
81% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
5% Good place
94% Not a good place
4% Good place
90% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1996
Legal
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1991
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderN/AIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1991
No protections
Since 2000
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
N/A
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
N/A
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegalN/A
Conversion therapyAmbiguousN/A
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
Unequal
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