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Europe: Transgender people face discrimination and inhuman treatment

Headline Title:  Europe: Transgender people face discrimination and inhuman treatment 04 February 2014 European countries are violating the human rights of people trying to change their legal gender, said Amnesty International in a report published today. It details how transgender people are forced to undergo invasive surgery, sterilization, hormone therapy, psychiatric testing before they can change their legal status."There are obviously transgender people who would like to access some of the available health treatments, but many others do not. States should not force the choices…

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