Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Nigeria

Equality Index ?
29 / 100
5 / 100
Legal Index ?
52 / 100
3 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
7 / 100
7 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1916
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsRestricted
Since 1992
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationUnknownNo protections
Since 1999
LGBT employment discriminationUnknownNo protections
Since 1999
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1999
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalAmbiguous
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
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