Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Republic of the Congo

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
32 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
45 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
20 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Legal
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 onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AUnequal
Since 1947
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
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