Entry #12563: Right to change legal gender in Iraq

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RegionIraq
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusIllegal
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionYou cannot legally change your gender in Iraq.
Sourceshttps://www.state.gov/reports/2022-country-reports-on-human-rights-practices/iraq/ https://database.ilga.org/iraq-lgbti


Revision History (2)

Revision by Unknownmiles. The correct status is illegal

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueLegal, but requires medical diagnosisIllegal
Start DateOct 29, 2018(NONE)
DescriptionPerson applying for gender change must submit all documents and medical analyzes confirming their request, then their documents are submitted to the Ministry of the Interior, obtain the consent of the minister's office.You cannot legally change your gender in Iraq.
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Person applying for gender change must submit all documents and medical analyzes confirming their request, then their documents are submitted to the Ministry of the Interior, obtain the consent of the minister's office. You cannot legally change your gender in Iraq.
Sourceshttps://www.alaraby.co.uk/%D9%88%D8%B2%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AF%D8%A7%D8%AE%D9%84%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%82%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D8%AA%D8%AF%D8%B9%D9%85-%D8%A3%D9%88%D9%84-%D8%B9%D9%85%D9%84%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D8%AA%D8%B5%D8%AD%D9%8A%D8%AD-%D8%AC%D9%86%D8%B3-%D8%B9%D9%84%D9%86%D9%8A%D8%A9
https://www.facebook.com/yallaiq/videos/356337531607645/
https://www.state.gov/reports/2022-country-reports-on-human-rights-practices/iraq/
https://database.ilga.org/iraq-lgbti
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https://www.alaraby.co.uk/%D9%88%D8%B2%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AF%D8%A7%D8%AE%D9%84%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%82%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D8%AA%D8%AF%D8%B9%D9%85-%D8%A3%D9%88%D9%84-%D8%B9%D9%85%D9%84%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D8%AA%D8%B5%D8%AD%D9%8A%D8%AD-%D8%AC%D9%86%D8%B3-%D8%B9%D9%84%D9%86%D9%8A%D8%A9 https://www.facebook.com/yallaiq/videos/356337531607645/ https://www.state.gov/reports/2022-country-reports-on-human-rights-practices/iraq/ https://database.ilga.org/iraq-lgbti

Revision by Notdog1996. Status more accurate

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueLegal, no restrictionsLegal, but requires medical diagnosis
Reports (2)
  • Status is not correct "Availability of Legal Gender Recognition: IraQueer reported it was impossible for transgender persons to obtain gender affirmation surgery or hormone replacement therapy legally. Transgender persons, including those accessing surgery or hormonal treatment outside the country, faced barriers in obtaining legal documents that reflect their gender identity. https://www.state.gov/reports/2022-country-reports-on-human-rights-practices/iraq/"
  • Status is not correct

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