Skip to main content. Lesbian couples are also denied access to vitro fertilization IVF. Negotiations on the new Constitution failed and Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai dissolved the Constituent Assembly on May 28, in preparations for the elections. Gender-based violence GBV against transgender people is a severe issue in Nepal where they often find themselves susceptible to both public and domestic violence which constitutes discrimination, abuse in the workplace and at home, and elsewhere. LGBT housing discrimination in Nepal? Such individuals, known as metisare assigned male at birth but commonly act, dress and behave as female. She has been living together with Saurabh Shrestha, 20, in Kathmandu for the last two years.
The Constitution went into effect on 20 September
LGBT rights in Nepal
Conversion therapy in Nepal? Lesbian couples are also denied access to vitro fertilization IVF. These include, but are not limited to:. Current status since Aug 15, Recognition of same-sex unions in Nepal.
Most Viewed February 9, Dispatches. No recognition of same-sex couples. Monica Shahi became the first person to gain a passport with the "other" gender category. The Nepalese Government, following the monarchy, legalized cross-dressing and began allowing a third gender option on documents in There has been an increased level of participation in the political arena by openly LGBTI politicians such as Sunil Babu Pantthe first openly gay parliamentarian in Asia. Based on a ruling of the Supreme Court of Nepal in latethe Government was also looking into legalising same-sex marriage.