Compare LGBT Rights in Cape Verde & Ghana

Equality Index ?
69 / 100
24 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
80% Tolerate
20% Not tolerate
7% Tolerate
93% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
74% Tolerate
25% Not tolerate
11% Tolerate
89% Not tolerate
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% Yes
96% No
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% Good place
92% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2004
Male illegal, female legal
Since 1960
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedNot legal
Since 1960
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2007
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
Ambiguous
Since 2018
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguousNo protections
Since 2018
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyStep-child adoption only
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguousLegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2004
N/A
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