Posts Tagged ‘intersex UN OHCHR’
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
Open Letter to the UN OHCHR: 1st global call for human rights by & for intersex people!
On Human Rights Day, December 10th, 2012, participants of the 2nd International Intersex Forum, in Stockholm, with the assistance of ILGA and ILGA-Europe, published and delivered the, “Open Letter: A Call for Human Rights for Intersex People,” authored by OII Chair Hida Viloria, to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay. As outlined in…Read More