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Gender Recognition

How To Apply For a Gender Recognition Certificate

All you need to know about the Gender Recognition process!

Make A Submission To The Gender Recognition Act Review Group

The Department of Social Protection is undertaking a review of the Gender Recognition Act 2015. The Review will examine how well the Gender Recognition Act is operating and any problems with the legislation.

Gender Recognition Review Report

On 18th July 2018, Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty, T.D., announced the publication of the report of the group established to review the operation of the Gender Recognition Act 2015.

Legal Gender Recognition in Ireland

Information on the Gender Recognition Act and the background to this historic piece of legislation.

Dr Lydia Foy's Case

Ireland has an obligation to provide birth certificates listing people's true gender. This obligation arises from European and international human rights treaties. The State has as yet not put that right into effect.

Legal Cases

This section looks at the legal landscape of gender recognition and provides technical information on transgender cases that have gone to the European Court of Human Rights.


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