G. v Australia (2172/2012) Views of 17 March 2017
Human Rights Communications
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.