Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Mauritius

Equality Index ?
29 / 100
51 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
54 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
7 / 100
49 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityLegalLegal
Since 2023
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 1991
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
Sexual orientation only
Since 2008
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2017
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
Equal
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
48% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
8% Tolerate
91% Not tolerate
56% Tolerate
39% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
49% Tolerate
50% 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
Region not surveyed
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
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