Entry #12556: Right to change legal gender in Paraguay

Current Version

RegionParaguay
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusIllegal
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionGender change on official documents is illegal. The Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare approved Resolution 695 (Resolución 695) establishing that all transgender people may use their social name on offcial documents including medical records, medical history and forms. It also states that officials will be required to provide assistance and obligatory treat transgender patients with the social name with which they identify themselves.
Sourceshttps://database.ilga.org/paraguay-lgbti Resolution 695 (Resolución 695)


Revision History (1)

Revision by Nathan. Status was not correct. Gender change is illegal

Old Value (Original) New Value (Current)
ValueLegal, no restrictionsIllegal
Start DateOct 1, 2016(NONE)
NoteThe Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare approved Resolution 695 (Resolución 695) establishing that all transgender people may use their social name on offcial documents including medical records, medical history and forms. It also states that officials will be required to provide assistance and obligatory treat transgender patients with the social name with which they identify themselves.Gender change on official documents is illegal. The Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare approved Resolution 695 (Resolución 695) establishing that all transgender people may use their social name on offcial documents including medical records, medical history and forms. It also states that officials will be required to provide assistance and obligatory treat transgender patients with the social name with which they identify themselves.
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The Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare approved Resolution 695 (Resolución 695) establishing that all transgender people may use their social name on offcial documents including medical records, medical history and forms. It also states that officials will be required to provide assistance and obligatory treat transgender patients with the social name with which they identify themselves. Gender change on official documents is illegal. The Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare approved Resolution 695 (Resolución 695) establishing that all transgender people may use their social name on offcial documents including medical records, medical history and forms. It also states that officials will be required to provide assistance and obligatory treat transgender patients with the social name with which they identify themselves.
SourcesResolution 695 (Resolución 695) https://database.ilga.org/paraguay-lgbti
Resolution 695 (Resolución 695)
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Resolution 695 (Resolución 695) https://database.ilga.org/paraguay-lgbti Resolution 695 (Resolución 695)

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