Entry #4466: Right to change legal gender in Sri Lanka

Current Version

RegionSri Lanka
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusLegal, surgery not required
Start DateJul 4, 2010
End Datenow
DescriptionMissing non binary options on documents.
Sourceshttp://hrcsl.lk/english/2016/08/31/issuance-of-gender-recognition-certification-to-enable-transgender-persons-to-change-personal-documentation/ https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2017/01/gender-identity-map-where-you-can-change-your-gender-on-legal-documents/
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "There are many cases where men and women got arrested for living a life as a opposite gender."


Revision History (7)

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NoteNoMissing non binary options on documents.

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Sourceshttp://hrcsl.lk/english/2016/08/31/issuance-of-gender-recognition-certification-to-enable-transgender-persons-to-change-personal-documentation/http://hrcsl.lk/english/2016/08/31/issuance-of-gender-recognition-certification-to-enable-transgender-persons-to-change-personal-documentation/ https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2017/01/gender-identity-map-where-you-can-change-your-gender-on-legal-documents/

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SourcesNohttp://hrcsl.lk/english/2016/08/31/issuance-of-gender-recognition-certification-to-enable-transgender-persons-to-change-personal-documentation/

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ValueIllegalLegal, surgery not required

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ValueLegal, but requires surgeryIllegal
NoteAccording to Susan's Place.No
Sourceshttps://www.susans.org/wiki/index.php/LGBT_rights_in_Sri_LankaNo

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ValueLegal, but requires surgery
Value Specialambiguous
Start Date0000-01-012010-07-04
NoteNoAccording to Susan's Place.
SourcesNohttps://www.susans.org/wiki/index.php/LGBT_rights_in_Sri_Lanka

Revision by Ausyk

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ValueIllegal
Value Specialambiguous

Ausyk created this entry.