Chile’s President Sebastián Piñera signed a law on the recognition of Transgender. It provides that people can prevail from the age of 14 years, Change your Name and gender with the authorities.

The measure will help Overcome the “painful, discriminatory experiences,” said Piñera. However, the discrimination of Transgender will require “a cultural change that must take place in the soul, in the hearts of all Chileans”.

The new law will come into force after the guidelines have been drawn up to implement it. Chile’s Congress passed it in September, after five years of long political discussions.

in the Future, it should be in the South American country, the Gender information on birth certificates through a simple process of registry offices to change. Interested between the ages of 14 and 18 years of age need the permission of a parent or guardian, a family must agree to court.

Transgender is not, or not only with the sex, the people who identify themselves registered at the time of their birth.

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