Compare LGBT Rights in Cape Verde & Guinea

Equality Index ?
64 / 100
17 / 100
Legal Index ?
51 / 100
20 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
77 / 100
13 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2004
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2016
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 1988
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2011
Legal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2007
No protections
Since 1988
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
No protections
Since 1988
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1988
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedUnknown
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguousIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2004
N/A
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