Posted on 15. March 2010 in Work with Institutions

The Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg published today a letter sent to the Deputy Minister of Justice of Portugal, José Magalhäes. Herein the Commissioner expresses his concern regarding the lack of a uniform and expeditious procedure for changing the name and sex of transgender persons on birth certificates and identity documents:

Find the letter here and the Press Release

Press contact in the Commissioner’s Office:
Stefano Montanari, +33 (0)6 61 14 70 37;