Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Pakistan

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
30 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
28 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
31 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Banned
Since 1958
Censorship of LGBT IssuesFine as punishmentImprisonment as punishment
Since 2016
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, no restrictions
Since 2023
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedRecognized
Since 2023
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2018
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsGender identity only
Since 1973
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsGender identity only
Since 1973
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Since 1973
Public Opinion
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
3% Justifiable
88% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2017-2022)
Region not surveyed
59% Did not mention homosexuals
41% Mentioned homosexuals
Opinion on same-sex couples as parents
(World Values Survey, 2017-2020)
Region not surveyed
44% Agree
31% Disagree
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, October 2016)
Region not surveyed
30% Yes
51% No
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
32% Yes
53% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
0% Justifiable
94% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
41% Did not mention homosexuals
59% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
2% Yes
87% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
1% Good place
90% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
0% Justifiable
100% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2000-2004)
Region not surveyed
100% Did not mention homosexuals
0% Mentioned homosexuals
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