New publication: Torture in Healthcare Settings

Torture in Healthcare Settings

The Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at the Washington College of Law has just published an important new book, Torture in Healthcare Settings: Reflections on the Special Rapporteur on Torture’s 2013 Thematic Report. The book contains a chapter on intersex issues, beginning on page 91, authored by Anne Tamar-Mattis of Advocates for Informed…
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Human rights: first intersex-led discussions at the UN Human Rights Council

Holly, speaking to the UN Human Rights Council

On Monday 10 March at the United Nations Human Rights Council, Holly Greenberry spoke on intersex issues on behalf of a group of intersex organisations. Holly also thanked the Special Rapporteur on torture, and the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders on our behalf. Statement to the Human Rights Council Watch Holly…
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We welcome the VEOHRC Guidelines for General Practitioners

VEOHRC GP Guidelines

We welcome the publication of guidelines for general practitioners by the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission. With our input, it includes a good statement about what constitutes discrimination by family doctors towards intersex people. The statement reads: Intersex people are a distinct group from transgender people and may experience different forms of discrimination….
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Human rights between the sexes, a study

Human Rights between the Sexes

In November 2013, Dr Dan Christian Ghattas of OII Germany, together with the Heinrich Böll Foundation, published a preliminary study on the human rights of intersex people in 12 countries around the world, including Australia, along with Belgium, France, Germany, New Zealand, Serbia, South Africa, Taiwan, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, and Uruguay. While a preliminary study,…
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Funding for intersex human rights and community development work

The State of Trans* and Intersex Organizing

In the second half of 2013, OII Australia participated in a ground-breaking study by Global Action for Trans* Equality (GATE) and American Jewish World Service (AJWS) on funding for trans* and intersex community and human rights work. The study, The State of Trans* and Intersex Organizing, was published in December 2013 and the results are…
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Malta Declaration

Intersex Forum 2013

Read this statement in other languages: Chinese by Oii-Chinese 國際陰陽人組織 — 中文版 Dutch/Nederlands analysis by NNID English on the Intersex Day site English on the Advocates for Informed Choice blog (USA) English on the ILGA-Europe site French/Français by OII Francophonie German/Deutsch by Intersex Austria (Facebook) German/Deutsch by OII Germany Serbian by Gayten-LGBT Spanish/Castellano, via Día…
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