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 people are still subject to invasive and often irreversible medical or surgical treatments to modify their sex characteristics, mainly to align them to social standards of so-called male and female bodies.
As the latest FRA EU-LGBTI II Survey Report confirms, the majority of such treatments lack the free and informed consent of the person concerned.
Find a Spanish version here. On June 18 2018, the World Health Organization published the new International Classification of Diseases [Continue Reading]
Recent Study on the Frequency of Genital Surgeries on Children Performed in Germany. Summary of the main findings from OII [Continue Reading]
In October 2014 the Conference of the German Ministers for Women and Equalities affirmed that interventions that modify the sex [Continue Reading]