Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Iraq

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
14 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
6 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
22 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Ambiguous
Since 1969
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Unrecognized
Since 2003
Censorship of LGBT IssuesFine as punishmentImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Since 2007
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (1-year deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2003
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
2% Justifiable
56% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
45% Did not mention homosexuals
55% Mentioned homosexuals
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
22% Yes
50% No
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
84% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
20% Did not mention homosexuals
80% Mentioned homosexuals
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