People wishing to register a gender change in japan must have their original reproductive organs removed. Photo: AFP

Rights activists urge Japan to drop compulsory sterilisation policy for transgender people wanting to alter ID documents

  • A 2004 law states that people wishing to register a gender change in the country must have their original reproductive organs removed
  • The Supreme Court has acknowledged that the practice restricts freedom and could become out of step with changing social values
Topic |   Japan

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People wishing to register a gender change in japan must have their original reproductive organs removed. Photo: AFP
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