LGBT Rights in Brava Municipality

Brava is governed by federal Cape Verde law. Learn more
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Gender-Affirming Care
    ✔ Legal
    Non-Binary Gender Recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ Sexual orientation only
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ Sexual orientation only
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Intersex Infant Surgery
    ✖ Not banned
    Military
    Ambiguous
    Donating Blood
    Ambiguous
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Brava

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Homosexual activity in Brava is legal.

Current status
Since Mar 1, 2004
Legal
Homosexual activity is legal in Cape Verde.
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1886–Mar 1, 2004
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Homosexuality was illegal under the 1886 Penal Code.
Sources:
web.archive.org/web/2013071…//old.ilga.org/Statehomophobia/ILGA_State_Sponsored_Homophobia_2013.pdf
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Same-sex marriage in Brava

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Same-sex marriage in Brava is unrecognized.

Current status
Unrecognized
According to the República de Cabo Verde: Código Civil, marriage is defined to be a union of different sexes.
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Censorship of LGBT issues in Brava

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Censorship of LGBT issues in Brava is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Cape Verde, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Brava

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Right to change legal gender in Brava is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Changing gender is not allowed in Cape Verde.
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Gender-affirming care in Brava

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Gender-affirming care in Brava is legal.

Current status
Since 2011
Legal
In 2011, Cape Verde adopted the ICD-10 classification, which contains codes for diagnosing transsexualism in adulthood and childhood, which authorize the initiation of medical transition.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Brava

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Brava is not legally recognized.

Current status
Not legally recognized
only male or female
Sources:
Cape Verde doesn’t recognize non binary
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LGBT discrimination in Brava

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LGBT discrimination in Brava is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Since Oct 16, 2007
Illegal in some contexts
Only banned in employment and housing

LGBT employment discrimination in Brava

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LGBT employment discrimination in Brava is sexual orientation only.

Current status
Since 2008
Sexual orientation only
According to Article 45(2) and Article 406(3) of the Novo Código Laboral Cabo-Verdiano.
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Oct 16, 2007–Apr 5, 2018
Sexual orientation and gender identity
Since 2008
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LGBT housing discrimination in Brava

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LGBT housing discrimination in Brava is sexual orientation only.

Current status
Since 2019
Sexual orientation only
Section 8 of the National Housing Policy (2019) states it was developed under the premise that everyone has a right to housing, regardless of their sexual orientation.

Same-sex adoption in Brava

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Same-sex adoption in Brava is single only.

Current status
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Intersex infant surgery in Brava

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Intersex infant surgery in Brava is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
There are no laws banning invasive and unnecessary medical procedures on intersex children in Cape Verde.
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Serving openly in military in Brava

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Serving openly in military in Brava is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Not one of the countries that has bans on lgbt serving.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Brava

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Blood donations by MSMs in Brava is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
No
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Conversion therapy in Brava

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Conversion therapy in Brava is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Not criminalized.
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Equal age of consent in Brava

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Equal age of consent in Brava is equal.

Current status
Since Mar 1, 2004