We are happy to present our Italian parents toolkit “Supporta lə tuə bambinə intersex” in the Schwa-version! Il testo originale [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
OII Europe submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy Submission 30. September 2020 Intersex children experience [Continue Reading]
Not a ban. Albania misses the chance to clearly address intersex children’s health from a human rights perspective
OII Europe Press Release July 16, 2020 In July 2020, the Albanian Ministry of Health released a “Medical Protocol for [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.”