Compare LGBT Rights in Burundi & Uganda

Equality Index ?
26 / 100
15 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
10% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
5% Tolerate
95% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
3% Tolerate
96% Not tolerate
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
4% Yes
96% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
2% Good place
95% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2009
Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Since 2021
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 2005
Not legal
Since 1904
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 1904
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2001
Ambiguous
Since 1904
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2001
No protections
Since 1904
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalUnknown
Conversion therapyAmbiguousUnknown
Equal age of consentEqualUnknown
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