Compare LGBT Rights in Ghana & Mali

Equality Index ?
16 / 100
35 / 100
Legal Index ?
24 / 100
57 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
8 / 100
12 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
7% Good Place
0%
13% Good Place
0%
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
Support for same-sex marriage
(ILGA / RIWI, April-June 2014)
12% Yes
76% No
Region not surveyed
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
2% Justifiable
95% Not justifiable
Region not surveyed
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2010-2014)
20% Did not mention homosexuals
80% Mentioned homosexuals
Region not surveyed
"Should society accept homosexuality?"
(Pew Research Center, June, 2013)
3% Yes
96% No
Region not surveyed
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
3% Good place
92% Not a good place
2% Good place
95% Not a good place
Justifiability of homosexuality
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
4% Justifiable
88% Not justifiable
12% Justifiable
63% Not justifiable
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(World Values Survey, 2005-2009)
21% Did not mention homosexuals
79% Mentioned homosexuals
34% Did not mention homosexuals
66% Mentioned homosexuals
Law
Homosexual activityMale illegal, female legal
Since 1960
Legal
Since 1961
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Since 1960
Not legal
Since 2023
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguousAmbiguous
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknownUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1992
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 adoptionSingle onlySingle only
Since 2011
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Legal
Conversion therapyNot bannedAmbiguous
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 1961
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