Decades of expectations and societal norms mean men often lose out too, which is what these projects are trying to tackle.
Because of human rights, everyone is entitled to equal dignity, regardless of their age, sex, race, beliefs or religion.
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Post-operative transsexuals can marry who they like
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A male to female transsexual was still considered male, so couldn't marry a man. This was a violation of her right to privacy. Two years later, the Gender Recognition Act gave legal recognition to transsexuals in their acquired gender.