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France questioned by UN over Intersex Genital Mutilations for 3rd time

UN-CEDAW 64th Session @ Palais des Nations 08.07.2016: Minister Rossignol speaking ...

IGM = Hamful on FacebookToday it's the turn of France to be questioned over Intersex Genital Mutilations at the 64th Session of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) on Fri 7 July 10-13h CET + 15–17h CET  >>> watch via is reporting LIVE
from Palais des Nations in Geneva, expecting tough questions for France, and another reprimand for IGM at the end of the session.

Session 1: 10-13h

The 1st Session concluded without intersex being broached.

Session 2: 15-17h

16:22h: Intersex children now on! Committee expert Louiza Chalal asks about harmful practices, what measures to guarantee bodily integrity, including legislation? YAY!! (Transcript to follow.)

16:47h: Minister Rossignol answers on intersex children! Refers to CRC ... "new issue" (again!) pushed by groups challenging medical treatment ... bioethical law on "assigning gender" (again!) next year ... (Transcription to follow – also the archived videos should be up soon)

2016 CEDAW France NGO Intersex IGM

Intersex Genital Mutilations in France: 2016 CEDAW Report 
Human Rights Violations Of Persons With Variations Of Sex Anatomy
IGM – Most Common Forms  What is Intersex?  Inhuman Treatment
>>  Download (PDF 2.69 MB)

>>> Intersex Genital Mutilations in France: CEDAW NGO Statement, 04.07.2016
France Questioned over IGM Practices by the UN Committee against Torture
"No law to protect intersex children from the daily mutilations in France”
>>> IGM = "Harmful Practice" + "Violence": UN-CRC Reprimands France

IGM as a Harmful Practice: UN-CRC Briefing
• IGM: A Survivor's Perspective • Intersex Movement History
• What are Variations of Sex Anatomy?  • What are IGM Practices?
• IGM and Human Rights  • Conclusion: IGM as a Harmful Practice
>>> Download PDF (3.14 MB)     >>> Table of Contents on Facebook

Eliminating IGM practices by holding the perpetrators accountable via well-established applicable human rights frameworks, including Inhuman Treatment and Harmful Practices – Presentation @ UN expert meeting on Intersex Human Rights in Geneva 26.–27.10.2015
>>> Download PDF (831kb)