Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Tanzania

Equality Index ?
26 / 100
20 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
21% Tolerate
78% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
10% Tolerate
85% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
9% Good place
89% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1998
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2005
Unrecognized
Since 1971
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2001
No protections
Since 1977
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2001
No protections
Since 1977
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2001
No protections
Since 1977
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Since 1998
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousUnknown
Equal age of consentEqualN/A
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