Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Ghana

Equality Index ?
40 / 100
24 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
8% Tolerate
91% Not tolerate
7% Tolerate
93% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
11% Tolerate
89% Not tolerate
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% Yes
96% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
5% Good place
94% Not a good place
3% Good place
92% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegalMale illegal, female legal
Since 1960
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1991
Not legal
Since 1960
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderN/AAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
Ambiguous
Since 2018
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
No protections
Since 2018
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyStep-child adoption only
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
N/A
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