Compare LGBT Rights in Cape Verde & Côte d’Ivoire

Equality Index ?
64 / 100
24 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
33 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
77 / 100
14 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2004
Legal
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipAmbiguous
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2011
Restricted
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2007
No protections
Since 2000
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2019
No protections
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguousDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2004
Unequal
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