Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Malawi

Equality Index ?
34 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
62 / 100
25 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
7 / 100
4 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
4% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
8% Tolerate
91% Not tolerate
5% Tolerate
94% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
6% Tolerate
94% Not tolerate
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
5% Good place
94% Not a good place
3% Good place
96% Not a good place
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
Law
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1930
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1991
Not legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1991
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsAmbiguous
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
Ambiguous
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
N/A
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