In December 2022, IHRA made a submission to a Senate Community Affairs References Committee inquiry on universal access to sexual and reproductive health information, treatment and services.
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In December 2022, IHRA made a submission to the Senate Education and Employment References Committee in relation to its inquiry on school refusal and related matters.
In the last two weeks, we’ve welcomed three significant and positive developments to end the year, in the Commonwealth Parliament, in the Northern Territory and in Queensland.
We’re excited to announce the last of our Webinar Series for 2022! Ending the year on a fun note, we have an author talk with Margie McCumstie. After learning she was intersex this year and noticing a lack of children’s reources, Margie used her background in Early Childhood to produce the children’s book “I am…
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We are excited to welcome our two new Senior Projects Officers: Gabriel Filpi and Olympia Balopitos. Cody Smith also steps into a new role as Training and Communications Officer.
Intersex Human Rights Australia warmly welcomes the federal Labor Government’s commitment to better discrimination protection for people with intersex variations.
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 25 November.
Intersex Day of Solidarity is coming up next week. In this webinar we talk to Simone-Lisa Anderson about what intersex allyship looks like and how organisational support can help build our advocacy.
Today we day celebrate intersex people across the world and engage in challenging conversations about our human rights.
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.