Compare LGBT Rights in Cape Verde & Côte d’Ivoire

Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2004
Legal
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1981
Unrecognized
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredIllegal
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2007
No protections
Since 2000
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
N/A
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
N/A
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2004
Unequal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalN/A
Conversion therapyNot bannedN/A
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