Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & South Sudan

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
17 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
17 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
Not enough data
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2011
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Banned
Since 2011
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 2011
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2011
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2011
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalIllegal
Since 2011
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AN/A
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
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