Compare LGBT Rights in Burkina Faso & Tanzania

Equality Index ?
29 / 100
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
52 / 100
8 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
7 / 100
18 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1991
Banned
Since 1971
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipState-enforced
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsRestricted
Since 1994
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationUnknownNo protections
Since 1977
LGBT employment discriminationUnknownNo protections
Since 1977
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Since 1991
No protections
Since 1977
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people bannedIllegal
Since 1998
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 1996
N/A
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