On March 24th 2021 the European Commission published the EU Strategy on the Rights of the Child. The strategy addresses [Continue Reading]
On Thursday 11 March 2021 the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the declaration of the EU as an LGBTIQ [Continue Reading]
UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy acknowledges violation of intersex children’s human rights
We thank the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy, Joseph A. Cannataci, for considering OII Europe’s submission prior to the report, where we highlighted the most pressing areas and violations that impact on intersex children’s capacity for and enjoyment of their self-determination, autonomy and development of their personal identity
On Thursday 11th of February 2021, members from all the parties present at the plenary session of the Belgian House of Representatives unanimously adopted the “Resolution for recognizing the right to bodily integrity of intersex minors”.
For many intersex refugees other or additional reasons for persecution and discrimination can be their gender expression and sex characteristics (SOGIESC). On their arrival in Europe they are entering into a country where intersex is still stigmatized and a taboo, where there is still too little awareness of what it means to be intersex, and where non-consensual surgeries and treatments of intersex people are still the norm.
While many legal contexts do not explicitly address intersex genital mutilation (IGM), female genital mutilation (FGM) is widely addressed in the European legal landscape…
Intersex youth deserve an education where they can develop their full potential, safe & free from harassment & discrimination, and that represents them in an affirmative, positive & non-stigmatizing manner.
Proteger a las personas intersex en Europa: Una caja de herramientas para la elaboración de leyes y políticas públicas
Nos complace anunciar y compartir con ustedes la versión en español del Legal Toolkit de ILGA-Europa y OII Europa: “Proteger [Continue Reading]