Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Democratic Republic of the Congo

Equality Index ?
29 / 100
23 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
36 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
7 / 100
10 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1940
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Banned
Since 2006
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipAmbiguous
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1960
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1960
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
Equal
Since 2006
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
10% Good Place
0%
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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