Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Namibia

Equality Index ?
18 / 100
39 / 100
Legal Index ?
27 / 100
43 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
35 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
28% Good Place
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
55% Tolerate
44% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
54% Tolerate
44% Not tolerate
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Male illegal, female legal
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2005
Foreign same-sex marriages recognized only
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, but requires surgery
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2001
Illegal in some contexts
Since 2021
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2001
Sexual orientation only
Since 2021
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2001
Sexual orientation only
Since 2021
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyAmbiguous
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
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