Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Niger

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
27 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
41 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
13 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Legal
Since 2006
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Unrecognized
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
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegalAmbiguous
Since 1960
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Since 2008
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AUnequal
Since 2016
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
15% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
9% Tolerate
92% Not tolerate
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
4% Good place
95% Not a good place
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