Compare LGBT Rights in Niger & Nigeria

Equality Index ?
27 / 100
5 / 100
Legal Index ?
41 / 100
3 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
13 / 100
7 / 100
Homosexual activityLegalIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1916
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedBanned
Since 2014
Censorship of LGBT issuesNo censorshipImprisonment as punishment
Right to change legal genderIllegalIllegal
Gender-affirming careRestricted
Since 1988
Restricted
Since 1992
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1999
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1999
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
Since 1999
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownUnknown
Serving openly in militaryAmbiguous
Since 1960
Illegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Since 2008
Ambiguous
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Equal age of consentUnequal
Since 2016
N/A
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