Statement of the European Intersex Meeting in Riga, 2014

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On Wednesday, the 8th of October the European Intersex Meeting took place in Riga. Under the umbrella of OII Europe and facilitated by ILGA Europe, this meeting gathered European intersex organisations working for intersex human rights. The goal of the meeting was to identify objectives and strategies to advocate for the full implementation of human…
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Public Statement by the Third International Intersex Forum

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1. Dezember 2013 Between 29 November and 1 December 2013, the Third International Intersex Forum, supported by ILGA and ILGA-Europe, took place in Valletta, Malta. This event brought together 34 activists representing 30 intersex organisations from all continents. Preamble We affirm that intersex people are real, and we exist in all regions and all countries…
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A preliminary study on the life situations of inter* individuals

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Human Rights between the Sexes A preliminary study on the life situations of inter* individuals With the present study by Dan Christian Ghattas the Heinrich Böll Stiftung names the largely invisible discrimination against intersex individuals and, in doing so, brings it to light. We offer a first overview of the life situations of intersex individuals…
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OII Europe and ILGA-Europe Statement on the adoption of a historical intersex resolution by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

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ILGA-Europe and OII Europe welcome the adoption of the resolution “Children’s right to physical integrity” by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe which for the first time ever addressed the issue of bodily integrity of intersex children. This resolution covered other issues such as female genital mutilation, the circumcision of young boys for…
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