Update on the veto issued on 9 May by Portguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
legal gender recognition
ILGA-Europe, TGEU and OII Europe the president to sign the historic law as adopted by the Portuguese parliament on 13 April.
The Portuguese parliament has adopted a ground-breaking law which protects the right to self-determination and bodily integrity of trans and intersex people.
On 21 March 2018, the Swedish Parliament took a historic decision that trans people who were forcibly sterilised (between 1972 and 2013) should be paid compensation.
The Greek parliament has voted to approve legislation on legal gender recognition in a plenary vote today (10 October 2017).
Belgium will have a new law governing the legal gender recognition process.
We met with the cabinets of Koen Geens and Elke Sleurs to discuss the draft law.
The French parliament has voted to introduce a legal gender recognition procedure that is free from sterilisation and medicalisation.
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Joint statement from Amnesty International, ILGA-Europe and Transgender Europe