Compare LGBT Rights in Cape Verde & Mali

Equality Index ?
69 / 100
34 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
80% Tolerate
20% Not tolerate
11% Tolerate
89% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
74% Tolerate
25% Not tolerate
10% Tolerate
90% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
2% Good place
95% Not a good place
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2004
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnrecognized
Since 2011
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
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguousNo protections
Since 1960
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2011
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguousLegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2004
Since 1961
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