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Studies/Reports

Human Rights Watch report: I Want to be Like Nature Made Me

Human Rights Watch: “I Want to be Like Nature Made Me”Medically Unnecessary Surgeries on Intersex Children in the US Published July 25, 2017. Reader Advisory: This report contains graphic descriptions of traumatic experiences, often affecting children. SUMMARY Intersex people in the United States are subjected to medical practices that can inflict irreversible physical and psychological…

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Amnesty International report: First Do No Harm

EUROPE: FIRST, DO NO HARM: ENSURING THE RIGHTS OF CHILDREN WITH VARIATIONS OF SEX CHARACTERISTICS IN DENMARK AND GERMANY First Do No Harm, by Amnesty International. Published May 9, 2017. This report documents the human rights violations faced by intersex children and adults in Denmark and Germany. https://www.amnesty.org/en/documents/eur01/6086/2017/en/ Every year, children are born with sex…

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World Health Organization: Sexual Health, Human Rights and the Law

The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a report titled, Sexual Health, Human Rights and the Law, which examines medically unnecessary medical surgeries on intersex children, a.k.a. Intersex Genital Mutilation (IGM). The report calls for a deferment of IGM until intersex persons areole enough to make decisions, if any, for themselves. It also calls for…

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