Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Mauritania

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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1996
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1983
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1991
Not legal
Since 1983
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 1983
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1991
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Since 1983
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
Unequal
Since 1983
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
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