Compare LGBT Rights in Côte d’Ivoire & Ghana

Equality Index ?
29 / 100
9 / 100
Legal Index ?
44 / 100
11 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
14 / 100
8 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
14% Good Place
0%
7% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
18% Tolerate
81% Not tolerate
11% Tolerate
89% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
18% Tolerate
79% Not tolerate
7% Tolerate
93% Not tolerate
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
Region not surveyed
12% Yes
76% No
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
2% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
Region not surveyed
20% Did not mention homosexuals
80% Mentioned homosexuals
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
Region not surveyed
3% Yes
96% No
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
4% Good place
90% Not a good place
3% Good place
92% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
4% Justifiable
88% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
Region not surveyed
21% Did not mention homosexuals
79% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 2024
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedNot legal
Since 1960
Censorship of LGBT IssuesAmbiguousState-enforced
Since 2024
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 2000
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsAmbiguous
Since 2018
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 2018
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Serving openly in militaryDon't Ask, Don't TellIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequalN/A
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