Compare LGBT Rights in Cape Verde

Equality Index ?
65 / 100
Legal Index ?
52 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
77 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
80% Tolerate
20% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
74% Tolerate
25% Not tolerate
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2004
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2007
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2019
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguous
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguous
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2004
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