Entry #13345: Gender-affirming care in Egypt

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RegionEgypt
IssueGender-affirming care
StatusRestricted
Start DateJan 1, 2003
End Date(none)
DescriptionStarting in 2003, "sex-change medical interventions" were allowed only after a full chromosome map to ensure the person has a “biological need” to receive that treatment, in addition to approval of Al-Azhar. HRT is only allowed after a "sex-change surgery".
Sourceshttps://76crimes.com/2022/08/02/in-5-middle-east-nations-gender-affirming-health-care-is-illegal/
https://outspokenmiddleeast.com/health/what-its-like-to-be-transgender-in-egypt


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edited by fem_enby_queen_07769. This entry was simply incorrect.

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ValueLegalRestricted
Start Date2000Jan 1, 2003
DescriptionIn 2000, Egypt adopted the ICD-10 classification, which contains codes for diagnosing transsexualism in adulthood and childhood, which authorize the initiation of medical transition.Starting in 2003, "sex-change medical interventions" were allowed only after a full chromosome map to ensure the person has a “biological need” to receive that treatment, in addition to approval of Al-Azhar. HRT is only allowed after a "sex-change surgery".
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In 2000, Egypt adopted the ICD-10 classification, which contains codes for diagnosing transsexualism in adulthood and childhood, which authorize the initiation of medical transition. Starting in 2003, "sex-change medical interventions" were allowed only after a full chromosome map to ensure the person has a “biological need” to receive that treatment, in addition to approval of Al-Azhar. HRT is only allowed after a "sex-change surgery".
Sourceshttps://ourworldindata.org/grapher/icd-code-version-used-to-classify-causes-of-death?time=earliesthttps://76crimes.com/2022/08/02/in-5-middle-east-nations-gender-affirming-health-care-is-illegal/
https://outspokenmiddleeast.com/health/what-its-like-to-be-transgender-in-egypt
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https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/icd-code-version-used-to-classify-causes-of-death?time=earliest https://76crimes.com/2022/08/02/in-5-middle-east-nations-gender-affirming-health-care-is-illegal/ https://outspokenmiddleeast.com/health/what-its-like-to-be-transgender-in-egypt

created by JuliaB

Original entry
StatusLegal
Start Date2000
End Date(none)
DescriptionIn 2000, Egypt adopted the ICD-10 classification, which contains codes for diagnosing transsexualism in adulthood and childhood, which authorize the initiation of medical transition.
Sourceshttps://ourworldindata.org/grapher/icd-code-version-used-to-classify-causes-of-death?time=earliest