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LGBT Rights in North-West Region

The laws displayed for North-West are the same as Cameroon.
    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✖ Illegal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    Ambiguous
    Age of Consent
    N/A
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History

Homosexual activity in North-West

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Homosexual activity in North-West is illegal (imprisonment as punishment).

Current status
Since Nov 12, 1967
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Up to 5 years imprisonment and/or 200,000 franc fine.
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Nov 12, 1967–Sep 17, 2018
Male illegal, female legal
Six months to 5 years in prison and a fine of 20,000-200,000 CFA. Not enforced.
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Same-sex marriage in North-West

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Same-sex marriage in North-West is not legal.

Current status
Since Nov 12, 1967
Not legal
Homosexuality is illegal in Cameroon.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in North-West

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in North-West is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Cameroon, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in North-West

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Right to change legal gender in North-West is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in North-West

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in North-West is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in North-West

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LGBT discrimination in North-West is no protections.

Current status
Since Jun 2, 1972
No protections
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LGBT employment discrimination in North-West

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LGBT employment discrimination in North-West is no protections.

Current status
Since Jun 2, 1972
No protections
No protections because homosexuality is still illegal.
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LGBT housing discrimination in North-West

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LGBT housing discrimination in North-West is no protections.

Current status
Since Jun 2, 1972
No protections
Homosexuality is illegal there.
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Same-sex adoption in North-West

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Same-sex adoption in North-West is single only.

Current status
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Serving openly in military in North-West

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Serving openly in military in North-West is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Homosexuality is currently illegal.
Sources:
(See sources listed for homosexual activity.)
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Blood donations by MSMs in North-West

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Blood donations by MSMs in North-West is legal.

Current status
Legal
No restrictions that I know of.
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Conversion therapy in North-West

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Conversion therapy in North-West is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Equal age of consent in North-West

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Equal age of consent in North-West is n/a.

Current status
N/A
Homosexuality is illegal.
Sources:
Homosexuality is illegal.
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