Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Cape Verde

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
65 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
52 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
77 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Legal
Since 2004
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesFine as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2019
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalAmbiguous
Blood donations by MSMsLegalAmbiguous
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2004
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
74% Tolerate
25% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
80% Tolerate
20% Not tolerate
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