Compare LGBT Rights in Cape Verde & Mauritania

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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2004
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1983
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Since 1981
Not legal
Since 1983
Right to change legal genderLegal, surgery not requiredLegal, surgery not required
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Since 1983
LGBT discriminationIllegal
Since 2007
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
No protections
Since 1991
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
No protections
Since 1991
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryLegalIllegal
Since 1983
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2004
Unequal
Since 1983
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
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