Entry #2819: Right to change legal gender in Mozambique

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RegionMozambique
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusIllegal
Start Datepast
End DateJan 1, 2004
DescriptionThe law does not provide for individuals to change their gender identity marker or name on legal and identifying documents to bring them into alignment with their gender identity.
Sourceshttps://www.state.gov/reports/2022-country-reports-on-human-rights-practices/mozambique/ https://www.southernafricalitigationcentre.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Transgender-rights-in-Mozambique.pdf


Revision History (7)

Deleted by JuliaB. this law no longer applies

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End Date(NONE)Jan 1, 2004

Revision by Notdog1996. Adding another source

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Sourceshttps://www.state.gov/reports/2022-country-reports-on-human-rights-practices/mozambique/https://www.state.gov/reports/2022-country-reports-on-human-rights-practices/mozambique/

https://www.southernafricalitigationcentre.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Transgender-rights-in-Mozambique.pdf
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https://www.state.gov/reports/2022-country-reports-on-human-rights-practices/mozambique/ https://www.state.gov/reports/2022-country-reports-on-human-rights-practices/mozambique/ https://www.southernafricalitigationcentre.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Transgender-rights-in-Mozambique.pdf

Revision by Markissik. Updating source & the status

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Value(REMOVED)Illegal
Value SpecialAmbiguous(REMOVED)
NoteNo specific laws in place.The law does not provide for individuals to change their gender identity marker or name on legal and identifying documents to bring them into alignment with their gender identity.
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No specific laws in place. The law does not provide for individuals to change their gender identity marker or name on legal and identifying documents to bring them into alignment with their gender identity.
Sourceshttps://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Mozambiquehttps://www.state.gov/reports/2022-country-reports-on-human-rights-practices/mozambique/
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https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Mozambique https://www.state.gov/reports/2022-country-reports-on-human-rights-practices/mozambique/

Revision by JordanB3047

Old Value New Value
ValueLegal, no restrictions(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)Ambiguous
NoteMissing non binary options on documents.No specific laws in place.
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Missing non binary options on documents. No specific laws in place.
Sourceshttps://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Mozambique
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https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Mozambique

Revision by Ausyk

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NoteNoMissing non binary options on documents.
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No Missing non binary options on documents.
SourcesNo
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No
Reports (2)
  • Status is not correct "There are no specific laws that allow for changing gender markers in Mozambique."
  • Status is not correct

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueLegal, but requires surgeryLegal, no restrictions
NoteNot prosecuted.No
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Not prosecuted. No

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueIllegalLegal, but requires surgery
NoteNoNot prosecuted.
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No Not prosecuted.

Ausyk created this entry.