Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Somalia

Equality Index ?
18 / 100
2 / 100
Legal Index ?
27 / 100
2 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
Not enough data
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1991
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 2005
Not legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipN/A
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownNot legally recognized
Since 1960
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2001
No protections
Since 1962
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2001
No protections
Since 1962
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2001
No protections
Since 1962
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalAmbiguous
Conversion therapyAmbiguousNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
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