Thirty-year-old Huiming from Hangzhou in China was rushed to the emergency room after she attempted to perform surgery on herself. ‘I was scared because I was bleeding so badly, I could die right there’, she told Amnesty International for a new report into transgender rights in China.
A new report found widespread discrimination, a lack of information and restrictive requirements prevent access to care. The barriers are pushing transgender people to seek out black market hormone treatments and even operate on themselves.
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