Compare LGBT Rights in Comoros & Malawi

Equality Index ?
21 / 100
22 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
Region not surveyed
6% Tolerate
94% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
Region not surveyed
5% Tolerate
94% Not tolerate
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% Good place
96% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1982
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1930
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsAmbiguous
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsAmbiguous
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyAmbiguousAmbiguous
Equal age of consentUnequalEqual
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