Compare LGBT Rights in Cameroon & Central African Republic

Equality Index ?
21 / 100
35 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
11% Tolerate
86% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
8% Tolerate
91% Not tolerate
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
8% Good place
84% Not a good place
Region not surveyed
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1967
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2010
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1967
Not legal
Since 2010
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousLegal, surgery not required
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
No protections
Since 2003
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
No protections
Since 2003
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
No protections
Since 2003
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2017
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Since 2003
Blood donations by MSMsLegalUnknown
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqualEqual
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