The Himalayan Times: Project for LGBTI rights

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MINISTRY of Women, Children and Social Welfare (MoWCSW) and Blue Diamond Society (BDS), an NGO for third gender rights, are jointly working to amend legal provisions to ensure equal rights for the third gender. Sher Jung Karki, under secretary at the ministry said that third genders suffer violence, harassment, discrimination, exclusion and stigma. After the…
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DELGA: EU discrimination law must cover gender identity issues

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LIBERAL Democrat European justice & human rights spokeswoman and London MEP Sarah Ludford has asked the European Commission to explore what action can be taken at European level to prevent discrimination against both transgender and non-gendered people. Commenting on the reply from the Commissioner for justice, fundamental rights & citizenship Viviane Reding, Sarah Ludford said,…
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almasryalyoum: Beneath the galabiya: Intersex operations in Assiut

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IN the realm of sexual taboos in Egypt, the issue of “intersex individuals” – or those born with “ambiguous genitalia” – is certainly somewhere near the top of the list. While medical professionals take an impartial approach to treatment and surgical operations, social and cultural factors pose a challenge for affected individuals and their families….
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