Chad, officially the Republic of Chad, is a landlocked country in Central Africa. It is bordered by Libya to the north, Sudan to the east, the Central African Republic to the south, Cameroon and Nigeria to the southwest and Niger to the west.
Capital: N’Djamena President: Idriss Déby Prime minister: Kalzeubet Pahimi Deubet Government: Presidential system Population: 12.83 million (2013) Currency: Central African CFA franc
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in Chad may face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBTresidents. Both male and female same-sex sexual activity is legal in Chad, but same-sex couples and households headed by same-sex couples do not receive the same legal protections as opposite-sex couples. In September 2014, Chad amended its legal code declaring that homosexuality in Chad would be repressed in order to “mainly protect the family and comply with Chadian society.
Same-sex sexual activity is legal in Chad. Such activity had never been criminalized; however, with the new change of law in September 2014; unknown penalties against homosexuality may occur.