Third Gender receives Citizenship Certificate in Nepal

In the second instance in Nepal, the District Administration Office in Myagdi has issued a citizenship certificate based on gender identity to Dilu Budujha, a third gender, of Narchang VDC in Myagdi district. Also known by the name Badri, the recipient was born as female and grew up as a masculine person. Dilu has currently been working for the Blue Diamond Society (BDS), an orgainisation working for rights of third genders in Nepal, as human rights activist. In 2007, the District Administration Office, Kaski had issued such the first citizenship document to Bishnu Adhikari.