Top news, analysis and opinion, delivered to your inbox seven days a week. Economist Films. Japanese courts often seem more concerned with maintaining social harmony than defending individual rights. Sweden has started to compensate transgender people who underwent mandatory sterilisation. It said the law, which still defines gender incongruence as a "disorder," is out of step with international medical standards. March 20,5:
The year-old sees this as a violation of his rights as an individual, and also considers the ruling to be unconstitutional.
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