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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
UN Report Calls for Ban on Medically Unnecessary Surgeries on Intersex Infants and Minors!
On June 1, 2015, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights issued a report on human rights violations against individuals based on their sexual orientation and gender identity. The report, titled, Discrimination and violence against individuals based on their sexual orientation or gender identity, is the second ever official UN report on the subject –…Read More