Burkina Faso

Information on the conditions for LGBT people in Burkina Faso is very scarce.

Both male to male and female to female relationships are legal in Burkina Faso. Same-sex unions are however not legally recognized, and same-sex marriage is constitutionally banned.



Male to male relationships: Legal

Female to female relationships: Legal

Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals

More on the law of Burkina Faso at ilga.org


Legal incidents



LGBT organizations/networks

None found as of July 2012






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