Compare LGBT Rights in Cape Verde & Côte d’Ivoire

Equality Index ?
69 / 100
33 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
74% Tolerate
25% Not tolerate
18% Tolerate
81% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
80% Tolerate
20% Not tolerate
18% Tolerate
79% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
4% Good place
90% Not a good place
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2004
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2007
No protections
Since 2000
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguousN/A
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguousDon't Ask, Don't Tell
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousN/A
Conversion therapyNot bannedN/A
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2004
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