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

LGBT persons in Mali may face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents.Neither male nor female same-sex sexual activity is specifically prohibited in Mali, but public laws may be used against LGBT persons.



Male to male relationships: Legal

Female to female relationships: Legal

Age of consent: Equal for heterosexuals and homosexuals


More on the law of Mali at


Legal incidents and social climate

According to the 2007 Pew Global Attitudes Project, 98% of Mali residents said that homosexuality should be rejected by society, making it the highest rejection of homosexuality in the 44 countries surveyed.


LGBT organizations/networks

None founds as of July 2012




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