Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Palau

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
30 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
44 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
16 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Legal
Since 2014
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Banned
Since 2008
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 onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2014
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
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