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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Intervention at the “Rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender persons in Europe”, Ministerial Conference Center (CCM), Paris

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Intervention at the “Rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender persons in Europe” Paris, March 26th, 2013 in Ministerial Conference Center (CCM) Dan Christian Ghattas, OII Europe (Organisation Intersex International – Europe). We consider the Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers to be a very important soft law mechanism. However, it doesn’t address intersex people…
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