Entry #4947: Right to change legal gender in Mauritius

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RegionMauritius
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusIllegal
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionNo law criminalizing transgenders, but transgender people aren't currently allowed to change their gender on official documents.
Sourceshttps://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Mauritius https://www.lexpress.mu/article/303111/anais-jonson-dans-peau-dune-trans https://www.state.gov/reports/2022-country-reports-on-human-rights-practices/mauritius
Reports (1)
  • Newer law has been passed


Revision History (3)

Revision by Markissik. One more source + correcting the status

Old Value New Value (Current)
Value(REMOVED)Illegal
Value SpecialN/AIllegal
Sourceshttps://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Mauritius

https://www.lexpress.mu/article/303111/anais-jonson-dans-peau-dune-trans
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Mauritius

https://www.lexpress.mu/article/303111/anais-jonson-dans-peau-dune-trans

https://www.state.gov/reports/2022-country-reports-on-human-rights-practices/mauritius
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https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Mauritius https://www.lexpress.mu/article/303111/anais-jonson-dans-peau-dune-trans https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Mauritius https://www.lexpress.mu/article/303111/anais-jonson-dans-peau-dune-trans https://www.state.gov/reports/2022-country-reports-on-human-rights-practices/mauritius

Revision by JordanB3047

Old Value New Value
ValueIllegal(REMOVED)
Value Special(REMOVED)N/A
NoteTransgender people aren't currently allowed to change their gender on official documents.No law criminalizing transgenders, but transgender people aren't currently allowed to change their gender on official documents.
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Transgender people aren't currently allowed to change their gender on official documents. No law criminalizing transgenders, but transgender people aren't currently allowed to change their gender on official documents.
Sourceshttps://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Mauritiushttps://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Mauritius

https://www.lexpress.mu/article/303111/anais-jonson-dans-peau-dune-trans
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https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Mauritius https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Mauritius https://www.lexpress.mu/article/303111/anais-jonson-dans-peau-dune-trans

Revision by JordanB3047

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueLegal, no restrictionsIllegal
NoteTransgender people aren't currently allowed to change their gender on official documents.
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Transgender people aren't currently allowed to change their gender on official documents.
Sourceshttps://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Mauritius
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https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_Mauritius
Reports (3)
  • Status is not correct "Gender change is not recognised "
  • Newer law has been passed "Check on Wikipedia. It's more accurate I believe."
  • Status is not correct "Would need to do an affidavit in front of a Mauritian Court. Surgery is required. There is no instructions anywhere on how it is done exactly."

Ausyk created this entry.