'Third gender' identity
'Third gender' identityNepal to issue IDs for sexual minorities.
A Nepalese Transgender person attends the inaguration function of the First south Asian LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) sports festival at Dasrath stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal, 12 October 2012. (EPA / Narendra Shrestha)
More than five years after Nepal's Supreme Court ruled that citizenship certificates should include a "third gender" category for those who do not wish to identify themselves as male or female, the decision is now being implemented.