Nepal issues its first trans-friendly passport
- Monica Shahi, a trans LGBT activist, was awarded the passport, which includes a third category for gender minorities.
- The issuance follows the amendment of Nepal’s passport regulations earlier in the year.
- Nepal joins Australia and New Zealand in designating a third gender option on passports.
“Today is an important day in my life and I hope the younger generation is encouraged by the move.”
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