Compare LGBT Rights in Eswatini

Equality Index ?
23 / 100
Legal Index ?
23 / 100
Public Opinion Index ?
22 / 100
Public Opinion
Perceptions of local area as a "good place" for gay and lesbian people
(Gallup, June 21, 2023)
22% Good Place
0%
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 legal
Since 2018
Same-sex marriageNot legal
Censorship of LGBT IssuesNo censorship
Right to change legal genderIllegal
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognized
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 militaryN/A
Blood donations by MSMsLegal
Conversion therapyNot banned
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2015
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