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Concluding Observations, CEDAW/C/BEL/CO/7, 14 November 2014: Belgium

C. Principal areas of concern and recommendations Disadvantaged groups of women 44. The Committee is concerned that, to obtain legal recognition of their gender, transgender women need to undergo a lengthy and burdensome procedure and are required to undergo a psychiatric assessment and compulsory sterilization or surgery. 45. The Committee recommends that the State party: […]