Compare LGBT Rights in Cameroon & Chad

Equality Index ?
21 / 100
15 / 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
3% Good place
94% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1967
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2017
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1967
Unrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
No protections
Since 1958
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
No protections
Since 2018
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1972
No protections
Since 1958
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqualUnequal
Since 2017
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