Colombia will have to guarantee gender affirmation for minors

The Constitutional Court has given this deadline to the State to order its guidelines and is doing so after ruling on a lawsuit by a 16-year-old boy. Claudio, as he is called in the sentence that ruled in his favor, sought a hormone replacement therapy treatment for more than nine months but was denied because of his age.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Colombia's Ministry of Health has one year to issue a clinical practice guideline to ensure that when a transgender person wants a gender affirmation procedure, they can do so without hindrance, even if they are a minor.

The Constitutional Court has given this deadline to the State to . . .

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