Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Namibia

Equality Index ?
30 / 100
40 / 100
Legal Index ?
52 / 100
47 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
7 / 100
34 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalMale illegal, female legal
Since 1990
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal
Since 2015
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationUnknownIllegal in some contexts
Since 2021
LGBT employment discriminationUnknownSexual orientation only
Since 2021
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
Sexual orientation only
Since 2021
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2023
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedAmbiguous
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
Female equal, male N/A
Since 1990
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