Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Ghana

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
7 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
9 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2024
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Banned
Since 1960
Censorship of LGBT IssuesFine as punishmentImprisonment as punishment
Since 2024
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2018
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
7% Good Place
0%
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
20% Yes
60% No
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
11% Tolerate
89% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
7% Tolerate
93% Not tolerate
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
12% Yes
76% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
2% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
20% Did not mention homosexuals
80% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% Yes
96% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% Good place
92% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
4% Justifiable
88% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
21% Did not mention homosexuals
79% Mentioned homosexuals
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