Japan: Compelled Sterilization of Transgender People | Human Rights Watch - japanese transsexuals

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Japan’s government should stop forcing transgender people to be surgically sterilized if they want legal recognition of their gender identity, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Requiring a medical intervention as a condition of having their gender identity.

Transgender people in Japan are forced to undergo a barrage of invasive surgeries – including sterilization – to be legally recognized according to their gender identity. Human Rights Watch Japan director, Kanae Doi, speaks to Philippa Stewart about a new report she hopes will.

Japan's government should stop forcing transgender people to be surgically sterilized if they want legal recognition of their gender identity.