Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Senegal

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
11 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
17 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
4 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1966
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Banned
Since 1966
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
Since 1966
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1966
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1966
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2017
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
4% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
3% Tolerate
97% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
4% Tolerate
94% Not tolerate
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% Yes
96% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
1% Good place
98% Not a good place
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