LGBTI Equal Rights Association for Western Balkans and Turkey

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Publishing Year: 
2018
Language: 
ENGLISH
Country: 
Regional
Albania
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Croatia
Kosovo
Macedonia
Montenegro
Serbia
Slovenia
Turkey

Report on Legal Gender Recognition in the Western Balkans and Turkey

Original Title: 
Report on Legal Gender Recognition in the Western Balkans and Turkey
Resource Type: 
Analysis
International Mechanism
Legislation
Report

ERA – LGBTI Equal Rights Association for Western Balkans and Turkey, PINK Embassy Albania, Streha LGBT (Shelter), Pro LGBT, CEL Kosova, Subversive Front, The Coalition Margins, Association Spectra, Egal, Gayten – LGBT, Legebitra, TransAkcija Institute, Pembe Hayat and SPoD are submitting this written contribution, which focuses on the situation of trans individuals in the Western Balkans and Turkey, as of 2018, with the purpose of providing necessary information to the UN Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. 

 

In order to collect all the necessary up-to-date data, ERA – LGBTI Equal Rights Association for Western Balkans and Turkey performed a desk research on the current situation of trans individuals and prepared a special Questionnaire on trans rights situation in the Western Balkans and Turkey, to which 15 CSOs and activists from seven countries responded to, while two of the respondents decided to remain anonymous and their identity is not included.

 

This report covers legal situation of trans people in the Western Balkans and Turkey up until June 2018. 

 

 

 


 

Disclaimer: 

This report has been produced with the financial assistance of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The content of this report is the sole responsibility of the authors and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of either the USAID, the United States Government, or other agencies mentioned in this report.

The views expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent those of the United Nations, including UNDP, or the UN Member States.


 

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