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Trans Rights Europe Map & Index 2014

This trans specific map and index reflects the legal situation in areas of equality and non-discrimination on the grounds of gender identity and gender expression in Europe, and highlights the legal provisions in gender identity recognition. The Trans Rights Europe Map & Index provide an overall reflection of the legal situation in all European countries in a simple format. They do not attempt to reflect the complex social situations trans people might face.

The Trans Rights Europe Map reflects the requirement for sterilisation in laws and administrative practices in gender recognition legislation in Europe.

The Trans Rights Europe Index provides detailed country information in 22 categories.


Data as of 15 April 2014.

No warranty for accuracy and correctness.

The Trans Rights Europe Map & Index has been developed in cooperation with ILGA-Europe.

This publication has been produced with the financial support from the Open Society Foundations, the Dutch Government and the PROGRESS Programme of the European Union. The contents of this publication are the sole responsibility of the author, and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Commission, the Open Society Foundations or the Dutch Government.