Compare LGBT Rights in Ethiopia & Zimbabwe

Equality Index ?
9 / 100
16 / 100
Legal Index ?
7 / 100
21 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
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Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)Male illegal, female legal
Since 2006
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 2009
Since 2013
Censorship of LGBT issuesState-enforcedImprisonment as punishment
Since 1967
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
Since 1986
Gender-affirming careRestrictedLegal, but restricted for minors
Since 1990
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1980
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsAmbiguous
Since 2017
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsAmbiguous
Since 1980
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryNot bannedNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AFemale equal, male N/A
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