Compare LGBT Rights in Cape Verde & Mali

Equality Index ?
65 / 100
35 / 100
Legal Index ?
52 / 100
57 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
77 / 100
12 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
Region not surveyed
13% Good Place
0%
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
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
2% Good place
95% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
12% Justifiable
63% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
34% Did not mention homosexuals
66% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2004
Legal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedNot legal
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedUnknown
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2007
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1960
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2011
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguousLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2004
Equal
Since 1961
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