Entry #1394: Same-sex marriage in Burkina Faso

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RegionBurkina Faso
IssueSame-sex marriage
StatusUnrecognized
Start DateJun 11, 1991
End Datenow
DescriptionMarriage in Burkina Faso is defined as between a man and a woman. Article 23 of the country's constitution of 1991 states: "Marriage is founded on the free consent of the man and of the woman. All discrimination founded on race, colour, religion, ethnicity, caste, social origin, or fortune is forbidden in the matter of marriage."
Sourceshttp://www.law.yale.edu/rcw/rcw/jurisdictions/afw/burkinafaso/Burkina_Faso_Const_eng.pdf https://www.constituteproject.org/constitution/Burkina_Faso_2012.pdf


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NoteArticle 23 of the Burkina Faso's Constitution of 1991 states: "Marriage is founded on the free consent of the man and of the woman. All discrimination founded on race, colour, religion, ethnicity, caste, social origin, or fortune is forbidden in the matter of marriage."Marriage in Burkina Faso is defined as between a man and a woman. Article 23 of the country's constitution of 1991 states: "Marriage is founded on the free consent of the man and of the woman. All discrimination founded on race, colour, religion, ethnicity, caste, social origin, or fortune is forbidden in the matter of marriage."

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