Bolivia joined Argentina, Uruguay, and Colombia as the only countries in Latin America to allow its citizens to change their gender on identity documents. Many are calling it a much-needed first step in the right direction towards LGBTQ rights.
Bolivia has already made huge progress in the area of women’s rights: women make up just more than half of the national assembly. This makes Bolivia second in the entire world for most female lawmakers in a national legislature (Only Rwanda has more).
Still, many activists argue that Bolivia still has a long way to go in terms of women and LGBTQ rights. Read the full article in the Washington Post here.