Court in Bulgaria concludes: only biological sex, no gender


Eastern Europe

Judges of the Constitutional Court in Bulgaria have taken a conclusion about sex and gender that could be ground breaking. Photo Constitutional Court Bulgaria

Regarding the Bulgarian constitution, the word “gender” can only refer to biological sex. Ratification of the human rights treaty against domestic violence (known as the so-called Istanbul Convention) would be anti-constitutional. That was the long-awaited interpretative decision, last week, of the Bulgarian Constitutional Court.