Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Mauritania

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Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1983
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Banned
Since 1983
Censorship of LGBT issuesFine as punishmentImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsBanned
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1991
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 1983
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Since 1983
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2016
Conversion therapyNot bannedUnknown
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Since 1983
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