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Vietnam mulls recognizing sex reassignment

Vietnam mulls recognizing sex reassignment

Monday, April 20, 2015, 17:04 GMT+7

The Vietnamese Ministry of Health has proposed either not acknowledging gender reassignment, as it has always been the case before, or permitting the practice on a selective basis.

Nguyen Huy Quang, head of the Legislation Department under the Ministry of Health, said on Thursday that the ministry is currently giving its opinions on the draft of the revised Civil Code.

The ministry has suggested two ways to deal with the gender reassignment issue.

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