LGBTI Inclusion

Who can give consent to a child's gender reassignment?

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A rise in the number of teenagers wanting to transition is causing debate among families, rights groups and law makers. Image: Unsplash/Josè Maria Sava

Hugo Greenhalgh
LGBT Editor, Reuters
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