LGBT Rights in Sal Municipality

Sal is governed by federal Cape Verde law. Learn more
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Illegal
    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
    Military
    Ambiguous
    Donating Blood
    Ambiguous
    Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Sal

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Homosexual activity in Sal 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 Sal

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Same-sex marriage in Sal 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 Sal

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Sal 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 Sal

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Right to change legal gender in Sal is illegal.

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

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Sal 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 Sal

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LGBT discrimination in Sal is illegal in some contexts.

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

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LGBT employment discrimination in Sal 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 Sal

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LGBT housing discrimination in Sal 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.
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Same-sex adoption in Sal

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Same-sex adoption in Sal is single only.

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

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Serving openly in military in Sal 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 Sal

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Blood donations by MSMs in Sal is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
No
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Conversion therapy in Sal

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Conversion therapy in Sal is not banned.

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

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Equal age of consent in Sal is equal.

Current status
Since Mar 1, 2004
Equal
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