Entry #286: Right to change legal gender in Mongolia

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RegionMongolia
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusLegal, but requires surgery
Start Date2009
End Datenow
DescriptionAn amandment made in June 2009 to Article 20(1) of the Civil Registration Law allows transgender people to change their legal gender on birth certificates or citizen identification cards following sex reassignment surgery.
SourcesBEING LGBT IN ASIA: MONGOLIA COUNTRY REPORT


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Value(REMOVED)Legal, but requires surgery
Value SpecialAmbiguousLegal, but requires surgery
Start Date19922009
NoteDate represents adoption of Mongolia's democratic constitution. Transgender Mongolians are subjected to intense discrimination and violence, it is unlikely that trans-Mongolians are permitted to change their legal gender.An amandment made in June 2009 to Article 20(1) of the Civil Registration Law allows transgender people to change their legal gender on birth certificates or citizen identification cards following sex reassignment surgery.
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Date represents adoption of Mongolia\'s democratic constitution. Transgender Mongolians are subjected to intense discrimination and violence, it is unlikely that trans-Mongolians are permitted to change their legal gender. An amandment made in June 2009 to Article 20(1) of the Civil Registration Law allows transgender people to change their legal gender on birth certificates or citizen identification cards following sex reassignment surgery.
Sourceshttp://www.theguardian.com/world/2012/jun/27/gay-mongolians-progress-fear-ostracismBEING LGBT IN ASIA: MONGOLIA COUNTRY REPORT
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http://www.theguardian.com/world/2012/jun/27/gay-mongolians-progress-fear-ostracism BEING LGBT IN ASIA: MONGOLIA COUNTRY REPORT

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