Compare LGBT Rights in Malawi

Equality Index ?
13 / 100
Legal Index ?
22 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
4 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
4% Good Place
0%
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
6% Tolerate
94% Not tolerate
Acceptance of homosexuals as neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
5% Tolerate
94% Not tolerate
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, 2013)
3% Good place
96% Not a good place
Law
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1930
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contexts
LGBT employment discriminationAmbiguous
LGBT housing discriminationAmbiguous
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Serving openly in militaryIllegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentN/A
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