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Financial Compensation to Forcibly Sterilised Trans People

Today, on April 27, the Minister of Public Health, Gabriel Wikström (Social Democrat), announced the decision of the Swedish Government to enact a law that will make it possible to compensate people who were forcibly sterilised resulting from the previous Gender Recognition Act.

Questions and Answers, What Happens Now?

During the spring of 2016 RFSL has been in dialogue with the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs that has said that they will present a bill about voluntarily paying compensation to those who have been sterilized as a consequence of the Gender Recognition Act. The ministry appointed a committee that will present propositions on how the compensation should be paid and what sum it should be. RFSL has met with the committee. Here you will find questions and answers about what happens next.