Are there problems with ethnic, race/racial minorities or religious prejudices? Gender equality?

Not that I have noticed, some people are Muslim, Catholic, Christian, etc. - Dec 2018


Dakar is overwhelmingly Muslim and you need to adapt to that, but the Senegalese are very open and accepting of other religious traditions. There are a variety of religious communities and services available. Gender equality isn't a huge issue in the expat community, though it certainly is among the host community. - Jun 2017


No. Although it is predominantly Muslim here, Senegalese are very accepting for other religious pratices. - Apr 2016


Vast majority of the country is Muslim but there are also Catholics. Everyone gets along. - Aug 2015


No. Senegal is primarily Muslim, but it is such a tolerant and peaceful country. The mosques will even put up Christmas lights in December! You will encounter many local families that have both Muslim and Christian family members. - Aug 2014


Not really. - Apr 2014


If you are white, expect to get ripped off in any type of transaction. Also, taxis will be obnoxious, constantly honking their horn at you and nearly hitting you on the side of the road trying to get a fare. While the country is 90% muslim, they are extremely accepting of other religions and customs. Americans can wear any type of clothing and not be harassed or feel uncomfortable. Women will even be encouraged by natives if they are out running. - Jun 2013


Race: No. Religion: No. It's a majority Muslim population but there's a lot of tolerance. Gender: I haven't had any issues, but I work in public health and am well aware of the many gender issues that do exist here. - Mar 2013


Expats are exploited for every possible penny in any interaction, whether it's meant to be commercial or not. - Oct 2012


Very few that I am aware of. Although predominantly Muslim, there are many Catholics. Sexual harassment rarely, if ever, occurs. White people are referred to a Toubobs and the Senegalese seem to have a positive regard for the U.S. - Mar 2012


Muslims and catholics co-exist without any problems that I am aware of. This is a paternal polygamous society where gender roles are well defined. - Aug 2011


Not that I could see. - Jan 2011


While a Muslim nation, Senegal is incredibly moderate and welcoming of other religious expressions. - Feb 2010


The country is over 90% Moslim - nevertheless, there is a lot of tolerance. - Feb 2010


Very tolerant society for religion. - Jan 2010


No. - May 2009


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