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LGBT Laws of Africa

From imprisonment to worse, anti-LGBT laws in numerous African nations are among the strictest in the world. Find out which countries have the harshest penalties for homosexual behavior. The map uses a numeric scale of 0-10, with 0 being the most tolerant, and 10 the most punitive.

Roll over the map of Africa to find out which countries have laws that punish — or protect — their citizens based on sexual orientation or gender identity.


Source: ilga.org, from May 2013, updated to reflect the Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Act, 2014 (wikipedia)