Friday, 27 February 2009

Sex-change operations on the rise in Azerbaijan reports on some personal, social, financial and legal challenges Azeri transsexuals face when seeking sex-change surgery. The report contains an interview with the first Azeri surgeon who conducted such operations – 11 so far, mainly Russian citizens, as the surgery is far more expensive there than in Azerbaijan.

Unconfirmed reports suggest that numbers of people who seek sex-change operation in Azerbaijan are on the rise. According to one unofficial statistics, as of now, more than 100 people underwent such operations in Azerbaijan.

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