Compare LGBT Rights in Malawi & United Kingdom

Equality Index ?
10 / 100
72 / 100
Legal Index ?
15 / 100
80 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
4 / 100
63 / 100
Homosexual activityIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Since 1930
Legal
Since 2000
Same-sex marriageBannedLegal
Since 2020
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipNo censorship
Since 2003
Right to change legal genderIllegalLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Since 2005
Gender-affirming careRestrictedLegal, but banned for minors
Since 2024
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
Since 2004
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2010
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2010
Same-sex adoptionSingle onlyLegal
Since 2002
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownParental approval required
Since 1989
Serving openly in militaryIllegalLegal
Since 2000
Blood donations by MSMsN/ALegal
Since 2021
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentN/AEqual
Since 2001
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