Compare LGBT Rights in Ghana & Mali

Equality Index ?
24 / 100
34 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
11% Tolerate
89% Not tolerate
10% Tolerate
90% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
7% Tolerate
93% Not tolerate
11% Tolerate
89% Not tolerate
"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
3% Yes
96% No
Region not surveyed
Perceived Acceptance of Gay People
(Gallup, 2013)
3% Good place
92% Not a good place
2% Good place
95% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityMale illegal, female legal
Since 1960
Legal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1960
Unrecognized
Since 2011
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1960
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
Since 2018
No protections
Since 1960
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 2018
No protections
Since 1960
Same-sex adoptionStep-child adoption onlySingle only
Since 2011
Serving openly in militaryLegalLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegalLegal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1961
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