Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Sweden

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
76 / 100
Legal Index ?
10 / 100
80 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
10 / 100
71 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Legal
Since 1944
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2005
Legal
Since 2009
Censorship of LGBT issuesFine as punishmentNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2013
Gender-affirming careLegal, but banned for minorsLegal, but restricted for minors
Since 2021
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal
Since 2009
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 1999
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2009
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2002
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 2009
Blood donations by MSMsLegalBanned (6-month deferral)
Since 2021
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1978
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