For presenting the Intersex Good Practice Map 2019 we created our first facebook live event and invited two guests to [Continue Reading]
On the 24th to 25th of January 2017 the UN Independent Expert on SOGI, Prof. Vitit Muntarbhorn, convened a public [Continue Reading]
November 8th 2016 Today we celebrate Intersex Solidarity Day and we thank all our friends, allies and collegues who support [Continue Reading]
Brussels 16/06/2016 Intersex person speaks in the European Parliament for the first time ever today In an historical first this [Continue Reading]
“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.”