Compare LGBT Rights in Cape Verde & United Arab Emirates

Equality Index ?
65 / 100
15 / 100
Legal Index ?
54 / 100
5 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
77 / 100
25 / 100
Homosexual activityLegal
Since 2004
Illegal (death penalty as punishment)
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 1987
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Since 2019
Gender-affirming careLegal
Since 2011
Legal
Since 2018
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
Since 2007
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT employment discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2008
No protections
Since 1971
LGBT housing discriminationSexual orientation only
Since 2019
No protections
Since 1971
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyIllegal
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguousIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsAmbiguousBanned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2004
N/A
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