Komondjari is governed by federal Burkina Faso law. Learn more
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Banned
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    Non-binary gender recognition
    ✖ Not legally recognized
    Discrimination
    ✖ Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    Ambiguous
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✖ Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Komondjari

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Homosexual activity in Komondjari is legal.

Current status
Legal
Homosexuality has always been legal in Burkina Faso. December 13, 1996 is the date of publication of the current penal code.
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Same-sex marriage in Komondjari

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Same-sex marriage in Komondjari is banned.

Current status
Since Jun 11, 1991
Banned
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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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Komondjari

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Komondjari is no censorship.

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

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Right to change legal gender in Komondjari is illegal.

Current status
Illegal
Being transgender in Burkina Faso is dangerous, no laws in place to legally change gender.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Komondjari

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

Current status
Not legally recognized
No legal recognition.
Sources:
No laws, thus no source.
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LGBT discrimination in Komondjari

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LGBT discrimination in Komondjari is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Since Jun 11, 1991
Illegal in some contexts
Under Article 23 of their constitution.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Komondjari

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LGBT employment discrimination in Komondjari is no protections.

Current status
No protections
According to the ILGA World, there are no protections in employment.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Komondjari

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LGBT housing discrimination in Komondjari is ambiguous.

Current status
Since Jun 11, 1991
Ambiguous
Some protection under Article 23 of the Constitution.
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Same-sex adoption in Komondjari

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Same-sex adoption in Komondjari is single only.

Current status
Single only
legal however no laws in place for same sex couples.
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Serving openly in military in Komondjari

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Serving openly in military in Komondjari is lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned.

Current status
Lesbians, gays, bisexuals permitted, transgender people banned
No african country including this one allows trans service
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Blood donations by MSMs in Komondjari

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Blood donations by MSMs in Komondjari is legal.

Current status
Legal
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Conversion therapy in Komondjari

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Conversion therapy in Komondjari is not banned.

Current status
Not banned
According to the ILGA, there's no ban on conversion therapy.
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Equal age of consent in Komondjari

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Equal age of consent in Komondjari is equal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1996
Equal
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