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G. v Australia (2172/2012) Australian Government Response

Human Rights Communications

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2172/2012 concerning changing gender on a birth certificate while married

The author alleged that Australia had violated articles 2(1), 2(3), 17 and 26 of the ICCPR by requiring her to be unmarried in order to change her sex on her birth certificate. The Committee issued adverse views in respect of articles 17 and 26.