Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Maldives

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
14 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
20 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
8 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Banned
Censorship of LGBT IssuesFine as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2017
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2017
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
1% Justifiable
96% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
15% Did not mention homosexuals
85% Mentioned homosexuals
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
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