Entry #13512: Gender-affirming care in Hungary

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RegionHungary
IssueGender-affirming care
StatusLegal, but restricted for minors
Start DateJan 1, 2020
End Date(none)
DescriptionDespite no concrete laws targeting gender affirming care, due to other anti-LGBT laws, the limited availability of gender affirming care for minors, a complete ban on surgeries for minors and generally conservative attitudes it is restricted for minors.
Sourceshttps://www.hrw.org/news/2023/02/09/hungary-court-closes-door-transgender-legal-recognition https://fra.europa.eu/en/publication/2017/mapping-minimum-age-requirements-concerning-rights-child-eu/access-sex-reassignment-surgery https://hungarytoday.hu/child-protection-referendum-hungary-gender-reassignment-surgery-orban-government-ad/


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edited by fem_enby_queen_07769. This entry did not reflect the current nature of getting gender affirming care as a minor in Hungary..

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueLegalLegal, but restricted for minors
Start Date1996Jan 1, 2020
DescriptionIn 1996, Hungary adopted the ICD-10 classification, which contains codes for diagnosing transsexualism in adulthood and childhood, which authorize the initiation of medical transition.Despite no concrete laws targeting gender affirming care, due to other anti-LGBT laws, the limited availability of gender affirming care for minors, a complete ban on surgeries for minors and generally conservative attitudes it is restricted for minors.
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In 1996, Hungary adopted the ICD-10 classification, which contains codes for diagnosing transsexualism in adulthood and childhood, which authorize the initiation of medical transition. Despite no concrete laws targeting gender affirming care, due to other anti-LGBT laws, the limited availability of gender affirming care for minors, a complete ban on surgeries for minors and generally conservative attitudes it is restricted for minors.
Sourceshttps://ourworldindata.org/grapher/icd-code-version-used-to-classify-causes-of-death?time=earliesthttps://www.hrw.org/news/2023/02/09/hungary-court-closes-door-transgender-legal-recognition
https://fra.europa.eu/en/publication/2017/mapping-minimum-age-requirements-concerning-rights-child-eu/access-sex-reassignment-surgery
https://hungarytoday.hu/child-protection-referendum-hungary-gender-reassignment-surgery-orban-government-ad/
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https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/icd-code-version-used-to-classify-causes-of-death?time=earliest https://www.hrw.org/news/2023/02/09/hungary-court-closes-door-transgender-legal-recognition https://fra.europa.eu/en/publication/2017/mapping-minimum-age-requirements-concerning-rights-child-eu/access-sex-reassignment-surgery https://hungarytoday.hu/child-protection-referendum-hungary-gender-reassignment-surgery-orban-government-ad/

edited by JuliaB. correction of errors

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueRestrictedLegal
Start DateMay 28, 20201996
DescriptionAlthough gender affirming care is still legal in Hungary, it has been really hard to access since 2020In 1996, Hungary adopted the ICD-10 classification, which contains codes for diagnosing transsexualism in adulthood and childhood, which authorize the initiation of medical transition.
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Although gender affirming care is still legal in Hungary, it has been really hard to access since 2020 In 1996, Hungary adopted the ICD-10 classification, which contains codes for diagnosing transsexualism in adulthood and childhood, which authorize the initiation of medical transition.
Sourceshttps://database.ilga.org/hungary-lgbtihttps://ourworldindata.org/grapher/icd-code-version-used-to-classify-causes-of-death?time=earliest
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https://database.ilga.org/hungary-lgbti https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/icd-code-version-used-to-classify-causes-of-death?time=earliest

created by Samuel_NOT_Samuele

Original entry
StatusRestricted
Start DateMay 28, 2020
End Date(none)
DescriptionAlthough gender affirming care is still legal in Hungary, it has been really hard to access since 2020
Sourceshttps://database.ilga.org/hungary-lgbti