OII Europe is the only Intersex-led umbrella organisation working for human rights of intersex people in Europe.
OII Europe was founded on Human Rights Day, 10th of December 2012 in Stockholm during the 2nd International Intersex Forum.
June 16, 2016
Brussels 16/06/2016 Intersex person speaks in the European Parliament for the first time ever today In an historical first this afternoon, the European Parliament heard from an intersex person on the rights
June 10, 2016
“European countries have been slow in recognising and upholding the human rights of intersex people and the gender diversity they represent," wrote Nils Muižnieks, the Commissioner for Human Rights, in a ground-breaking 2015 report on the self-determination and physical integrity of intersex people. He added: "It is urgent to end unnecessary medical treatment and surgery of intersex individuals without their consent; to respect their right not to undergo sex assignment treatment; to review medical classifications which treat variations in sex characteristics as a pathology; and to ensure intersex persons’ right to self-determination by facilitating their legal recognition in official documents.”
February 16, 2016
2015 has been a year of great successes for intersex activists in Europe and beyond. But of course, much more is needed to achieve real change and have an impact on the life of intersex people in Europe.
February 8, 2016
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