Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Finland

Equality Index ?
29 / 100
80 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
90 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
7 / 100
69 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 1971
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Legal
Since 2017
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2023
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1991
Illegal
Since 2004
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2004
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2023
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
Equal
Since 1999
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
83% Good Place
0%
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
59% Justifiable
18% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
88% Did not mention homosexuals
12% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
53% Agree
24% Disagree
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against sexual orientation (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
53% Rare
42% Widespread
Perceived prevalence of discrimination against transgender people (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
38% Rare
45% Widespread
Acceptance of same-sex relationships (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
79% Agree
17% Disagree
Support for transgender people changing legal gender (European Union)
(Eurobarometer, May 2019)
Region not surveyed
68% Yes
22% No
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
65% Good place
21% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
4% Justifiable
82% Not justifiable
42% Justifiable
30% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
19% Did not mention homosexuals
81% Mentioned homosexuals
78% Did not mention homosexuals
22% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
26% Justifiable
46% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
70% Did not mention homosexuals
30% Mentioned homosexuals
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 1981-1984)
Region not surveyed
15% Justifiable
60% Not justifiable
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