You are here
Home > Human Rights >
Published on Social Gov

Trans in Japan: Sterilisation and legal gender recognition – BBC News

Trans in Japan: Sterilisation and legal gender recognition – BBC News



Reports of involuntary sterilisation have been seen at least 38 countries worldwide over the past 20 years with women and marginalised groups worst hit by this ‘gross violation of rights’.

In Japan, you have to be sterilised or ‘indefinitely incapable of reproduction’ before being able to legally change gender.

We speak with two trans men about the impact this has had on their lives.

Please subscribe HERE:

#BBCNews