Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Malawi

Equality Index ?
26 / 100
25 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
6% Tolerate
94% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
5% Tolerate
94% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% Good place
96% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1930
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2005
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2001
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2001
Ambiguous
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2001
Ambiguous
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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