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LGBT Rights in Ilhas de Sotavento geographical region

The laws displayed for Ilhas de Sotavento are the same as Cape Verde.
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✔ Illegal
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ Sexual orientation only
    Housing Discrimination
    Ambiguous
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    Ambiguous
    Donating Blood
    Ambiguous
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Ilhas de Sotavento

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Homosexual activity in Ilhas de Sotavento 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 Ilhas de Sotavento

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Same-sex marriage in Ilhas de Sotavento 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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Until Jan 1, 1981
Unrecognized
Gay marriage and gay unions pending. Gay Union might be legal in 2018.
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Ilhas de Sotavento

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Ilhas de Sotavento 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 Ilhas de Sotavento

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Right to change legal gender in Ilhas de Sotavento is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Missing non binary options on documents.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Ilhas de Sotavento

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Ilhas de Sotavento is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Ilhas de Sotavento

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LGBT discrimination in Ilhas de Sotavento is illegal.

Current status
Since Oct 16, 2007
Illegal
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LGBT employment discrimination in Ilhas de Sotavento

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LGBT employment discrimination in Ilhas de Sotavento 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 Ilhas de Sotavento

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LGBT housing discrimination in Ilhas de Sotavento is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
No
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Same-sex adoption in Ilhas de Sotavento

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Same-sex adoption in Ilhas de Sotavento is single only.

Current status
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Serving openly in military in Ilhas de Sotavento

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Serving openly in military in Ilhas de Sotavento 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 Ilhas de Sotavento

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Blood donations by MSMs in Ilhas de Sotavento is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
No
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Conversion therapy in Ilhas de Sotavento

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Conversion therapy in Ilhas de Sotavento is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
Not criminalized.
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Equal age of consent in Ilhas de Sotavento

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Equal age of consent in Ilhas de Sotavento is equal.

Current status
Since Mar 1, 2004
Equal
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