New Council of Europe report on legal gender recognition in Europe

New Council of Europe report on legal gender recognition in Europe

On 7 July, the Council of Europe (CoE) published its new report reviewing the progress achieved in European countries in guaranteeing full legal gender recognition (LGR) in all areas of life. The report acknowledges advances in legislation, practices and public attitudes, but progress is slow and additional steps are needed, inter alia, to “depathologise” legal gender recognition, as well as to ensure that family members of the persons concerned are not adversely affected and the children’s best interests duly taken into account.

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