Internal policies

Internal policies of OII Australia.

Equal opportunities policy

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The board agreed a new equal opportunity policy today, 8 October 2013 Equal Opportunity Policy Organisation Intersex International (OII) Australia Limited believes diversity and Equal Opportunity deliver advantages to our organisation. Treating people fairly has a positive impact on members, staff and other stakeholders and enhances our reputation as an organisation and employer. Equal opportunity…
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Including intersex in research studies and surveys

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OII Australia has historically received a large volume of requests for research subjects, and requests to promote research surveys seeking intersex participants. While we wish to help in any research that benefits people with intersex variations, we have had to issue advice on intersex inclusion, and implement the following policies in respect of such requests….
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Our policy on written content

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Purpose These guidelines are designed to ensure clarity and consistency, maintain focus and professionalism. Attribution: the organisation “We” are “OII Australia”, Organisation Intersex International Australia Limited, a not-for-profit company. Please be clear that we don’t represent all intersex people, but we do try and stay aware of viewpoints from outside our organisation. Members of the…
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OII Australia Anti-Violence Statement

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OII Australia opposes the use of violence, threats or personal insults as a way of pursuing objectives. OII Australia has a duty of care towards its members, and will not knowingly put members in a position where they might become subject to such behaviour. OII Australia strongly supports the use of collaboration and dialogue as…
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On medical diagnoses and health information

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OII is very sensitive to the individual’s right to privacy concerning medical information and does not require any release of medical information or any diagnosis to be a member of our support groups or organisation. OII members are instructed not to ask for a medical diagnosis from any member, leaving each member free to volunteer…
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