Entry #11302: Right to change legal gender in Bangladesh

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RegionBangladesh
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusLegal, no restrictions
Start DateNov 11, 2013
End Datenow
DescriptionChanges in the sex on legal documents are only allowed for Hijras, Intersex, and Third Gender citizens
Sourceshttps://www.gov.uk/government/publications/bangladesh-country-policy-and-information-notes/country-policy-and-information-note-sexual-orientation-and-gender-identity-bangladesh-september-2023-accessible#:~:text=5%20Bangladesh%20has%20made%20progress,and%20other%20official%20government%20documents.


Revision History (2)

Revision by Pizzaslices412653. Gender change legal.

Old Value New Value (Current)
Value(REMOVED)Legal, no restrictions
Value SpecialAmbiguousLegal, no restrictions

Revision by Clara. Only "Hijras", Intersex or Third Gender citizens are allowed to change sex on legal documents

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueLegal, no restrictions(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous
NoteBangladeshi transgender people are allowed to change their legal gender.Changes in the sex on legal documents are only allowed for Hijras, Intersex, and Third Gender citizens
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Bangladeshi transgender people are allowed to change their legal gender. Changes in the sex on legal documents are only allowed for Hijras, Intersex, and Third Gender citizens
Sourceshttps://clpr.org.in/blog/legal-gender-recognition-in-bangladesh-and-sri-lanka/https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/bangladesh-country-policy-and-information-notes/country-policy-and-information-note-sexual-orientation-and-gender-identity-bangladesh-september-2023-accessible#:~:text=5%20Bangladesh%20has%20made%20progress,and%20other%20official%20government%20documents.
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https://clpr.org.in/blog/legal-gender-recognition-in-bangladesh-and-sri-lanka/ https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/bangladesh-country-policy-and-information-notes/country-policy-and-information-note-sexual-orientation-and-gender-identity-bangladesh-september-2023-accessible#:~:text=5%20Bangladesh%20has%20made%20progress,and%20other%20official%20government%20documents.
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "Not all transgender people have access to surgery. Hijra people do but anyone not deemed Hijra and just deemed a transgender woman or man do not have access to surgery or equitable healthcare. "

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