Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Eswatini

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
23 / 100
Legal Index ?
9 / 100
23 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
22 / 100
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Male illegal, female legal
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Banned
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 1907
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1907
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1907
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 1968
Serving openly in militaryIllegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2015
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
22% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
26% Tolerate
74% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
18% Tolerate
81% Not tolerate
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