Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Ghana

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% support
96% against
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1996
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1960
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1991
Not legal
Since 1960
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyStep-child adoption only
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
Ambiguous
Since 2018
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
Equal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
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