Letter to CoE Secretary General Jagland on AI report: The State decides who I am

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Mr Thobjørn Jagland, Secretary General, Council of Europe Mr Nils Muiu017enieks, Commissioner for Human Rights, Council of Europe Ms Anne Brasseur, President of the Parliamentary Assembly, Council of Europe

05/02/2014 – The report details how transgender people are forced to undergo invasive surgery, sterilisation, hormone therapy or psychiatric testing before they can change their legal status. It focuses on seven European countries: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland and Norway. In Ireland, for instance, no procedures currently exist to enable people to change their gender identity.