For Intersex Awareness Day this year we’re marking the fifth anniversary of the Darlington Statement, written, ratified, and published in March 2017 during the first Darlington Retreat. This webinar will bring together some of the voices instrumental to the Statement.
Later this year Australia will be considered during the 75th session of the UN Committee against Torture. In 2016 we made a submission to the Committee under our former name, OII Australia. Given the time that has elapsed since then, and given local developments, we have submitted a new shadow report.
This side event of the UN Human Rights Council will focus on the right to health of intersex persons and protection from violence and harmful practices – including on medical settings – based on sex characteristics.
We have a vacancy for a Senior Projects Officer. This is a senior role which requires the successful applicant to demonstrate experience in writing and communication, public speaking, systematic advocacy, and community development. The application deadline is 7 October 2022.
We have a vacancy for an administrator. This is a part-time role will provide office support and is vital for the smooth-running of the organisation. The administrator will undertake administrative tasks, ensuring other staff have adequate support to work efficiently. The application deadline is 30 September.
In late 2020, the Royal College of Pathologists of Australia published a profoundly problematic statement on pathology for transgender and intersex persons. It should not have been published in its current form, and it should be withdrawn.