Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Rwanda

Equality Index ?
18 / 100
29 / 100
Legal Index ?
27 / 100
50 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
8 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
0% Justifiable
98% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
12% Did not mention homosexuals
88% Mentioned homosexuals
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
6% Good place
90% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
2% Justifiable
93% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
37% Did not mention homosexuals
63% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Legal
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2005
Not legal
Since 2003
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2001
Illegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2001
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2001
Ambiguous
Since 1980
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
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