Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Republic of the Congo

Equality Index ?
18 / 100
38 / 100
Legal Index ?
27 / 100
56 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
19 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
20% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
11% Good place
76% Not a good place
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 1995-1999)
Region not surveyed
51% Did not mention homosexuals
49% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Legal
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2005
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2001
No protections
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2001
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2001
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AUnequal
Since 1947
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