Compare LGBT Rights in Cape Verde & Ghana

Public opinion of homosexuality
(Pew Research Center, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% support
96% against
Equality Index BETA ?
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2004
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1960
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1981
Not legal
Since 1960
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyStep-child adoption only
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2007
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
Ambiguous
Since 2018
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
No protections
Since 2018
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2004
Equal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
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