Austria has made a statement on behalf of countries from every region of the world, calling on the Human Rights Council to address human rights violations and abuses against intersex persons. Australia and New Zealand are co-signatories.
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Morgan Carpenter writes in capacity as a member of the drafting committee and a signatory of the Yogyakarta Principles plus 10, outlining the significance of the Principles to intersex people.
IHRA has made a formal submission to the New South Wales Parliament’s Joint Select Committee inquiry into the Anti-Discrimination Amendment (Religious Freedoms and Equality) Bill 2020, introduced by Mark Latham MLC.
Are clinical guidelines enough to eliminate human rights violations against intersex people in medical settings? Reviewing the evidence, we believe they are inadequate, and their prerequisites do not exist.
A video-recorded debate at the 2020 Melbourne Medical Student Conference between paediatric surgeons John Hutson and Sonia Grover, and bioethicists Morgan Carpenter (IHRA) and Clare Delany.
IHRA welcomes the report of the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute on “legal recognition of sex and gender”. In particular, we warmly welcome recommendations in relation to medical procedures on children with intersex variations.
All populations that suffer health inequalities are disproportionately affected by COVID-19, and people with intersex variations are no exception.
Finding community is one of the best things that any person with an intersex variation can do. Thankfully, our communities exist online as much as they do face-to-face. Find out more about our regular Zoom catch-up sessions and maintain contact during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As part of the development of a broader strategy, NSW Health and project consultants Urbis are conducting a survey of adults with intersex variations.
IHRA has made a submission on the revised exposure draft religious discrimination bills, very kindly endorsed by IPSA.
Join the intersex studies mailing list on this page Already a member? access the group here We announce a new interdisciplinary intersex studies email list. In recent years, intersex studies has begun to develop as an interdisciplinary field, with conferences at the University of Surrey (2016), University of Bologna (2018), University of Lincoln (2019), and…
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IHRA has made a formal submission to the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in response to a questionnaire seeking information to fulfil its mandate in Human Rights Council resolution 40/5 on the elimination of discrimination against women and girls in sport.