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Jan 24

'Third gender' identity

Nepal to issue IDs for sexual minorities.
A Nepalese Transgender person attends the inaguration function of the First south Asian LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) sports festival at Dasrath stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal, 12 October 2012. (EPA / Narendra Shrestha)

More than five years after Nepal's Supreme Court ruled that citizenship certificates should include a "third gender" category for those who do not wish to identify themselves as male or female, the decision is now being implemented.