Compare LGBT Rights in Eswatini

Equality Index ?
33 / 100
Public Opinion
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)
26% Tolerate
74% Not tolerate
Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors
(Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)
18% Tolerate
81% Not tolerate
Law
Homosexual activityMale illegal, female uncertain
Since 2004
Same-sex marriageUnrecognized
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderAmbiguous
Since 2017
Legal recognition of non-binary genderUnknown
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1907
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1907
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1907
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 1968
Serving openly in militaryLegal
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyAmbiguous
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2015
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