Compare LGBT Rights in Cape Verde & Ghana

Equality Index ?
66 / 100
17 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
16 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
81 / 100
19 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2004
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1960
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 1960
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2011
Restricted
Since 1996
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2007
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2019
No protections
Since 2018
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguousIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2004
N/A
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