Photo: Peaceful Vigil #3 vs. "DGKCH 2014" Intersex Genital Mutilators, Berlin 28.03.2014

>>> Open Letter to ESPE with 109 Signatories    >>> Flyer for the Rallies A4 (345 kb)
>>>
Photo Report: Peaceful Intersex Protest #1 kicking off, Dublin 18.09.2014 
>>> Press Release 19.09. "Genital Mutilations in Irish Children's Clinics Challenged"

Press Release by StopIGM.org, 10.09.2014:
"Intersex Genital Mutilations in Ireland: Info + Protests, Dublin Sept 16-20"

INFO EVENING: Tue 16 Sept 5.30 pm @ National Women's Council of Ireland (NWCI)
4 PEACEFUL VIGILS + OPEN LETTERS: Thu 18th - Sat 20th @ CCD + Trinity (see below)

STOP Intersex Genital Mutilation!Zwischengeschlecht.org on FacebookIntersex Genital Mutilations (IGMs), i.e. non-consensual, medically unnecessary, irreversible, cosmetic genital surgeries, and other invasive 'therapies' on children with variations of sex anatomy, have been perpetrated systematically since 1950 all over the 'developed' world.

IGMs include clitoris amputation/'reduction', castration, 'masculinising genitoplasty', forced vaginal dilatation, imposition of hormones, human experimentation, forced excessive genital exams, photography, and medical display.

IGMs cause lifelong serious physical and psychological suffering and trauma, including loss or impairment of sexual sensation, painful scarring, impairment or loss of reproductive capabilities, lifelong dependency of artificial hormones, significantly elevated rates of self-harming behaviour and suicidal tendencies, and lifelong mental suffering and trauma.

For 21 years now, survivors as well as human rights and ethics bodies have denounced IGMs as fundamental human rights violations, and called for legislation to end them.

IGMs at '53rd ESPE 2014' Paediatric Convention in Dublin

The '53rd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE)' held at the Convention Centre Dublin (CCD) promotes the entire range of IGMs, and its speakers include not only some of the world's most notorious IGM paediatric endocrinologist, e.g. Peter Lee (Pennsylvania, USA), Olaf Hiort (Lübeck, Germany), and Nils Krone (Birmingham, UK), but also leading specialised IGM paediatric surgeons, e.g. Alaa El-Ghoneimi (Paris, France), and Joao Pippi Salle (Toronto, Canada).

Despite not wielding the scalpel themselves, paediatric endocrinologists have been the originators and leaders of systematic IGM 'treatments', and ESPE's 'DSD Working Group' is a leading global player in setting national and international IGM 'medical guidelines' propagating 'early corrective surgeries', e.g. 'to relieve parental distress'.

Help reminding the perpetrators that it is NOT OK to mutilate defenceless children!

• INFO EVENING:
Tue 16 Sept 5.30 pm @ National Women's Council of Ireland (NWCI)

100 North King Street, Smithfield, Dublin 7
"Intersex Genital Mutilations – and the struggle to end them" 
Daniela Truffer and Markus Bauer (StopIGM.org)
Presentation followed by Q&A / Discussion

• 4 PEACEFUL VIGILS + OPEN LETTERS: Thu 18th - Sat 20th
"STOP Intersex Genital Mutilations!"

Thursday 18.09.2014: CCD, Trinity
#1: 07:00-12:30    The Convention Centre Dublin, Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1
#2: 13:00-17:00    Trinity College Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2

Friday 19.09.2014: CCD
#3: 07:00-16:30    The Convention Centre Dublin, Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1

Saturday 20.09.2014: CCD
#4: 07:00-18:30    The Convention Centre Dublin, Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1

>>> Open Letter to ESPE with 109 Signatories     >>> Flyer for the Rallies A4 (345 kb)
>>>
Photo Report: Peaceful Intersex Protest #1 kicking off, Dublin 18.09.2014
>>> Press Release 19.09. "Genital Mutilations in Irish Children's Clinics Challenged"

Zwischengeschlecht.org on Facebook

Intersex Genital Mutilations • 17 Most Common Forms
Human Rights Violations Of Children With Variations Of Sex Anatomy
IGM – Historical Overview  What is Intersex?  How Common are IGMs?
>>> Download PDF (3.65 MB)     >>> Table of Contents 

IGM Global, Inc – Why we are targeting ESPE
ESPE: Preaching CAIS Castrations and Supposedly 'High Cancer Risk'

LWPES, ESPE: Originators of Systematic Intersex Mass Mutilations
Lawson Wilkins, Andrea Prader 1950: From Experimentation to Extermination 
Lawson Wilkins 1950s: 'Amputation of the clitoris at the earliest possible time'
  
to prevent 'anxiety in parents' 
Lawson Wilkins et al. 1958: 'Corrective procedures on large numbers of patients'
Andrea Prader, LWPES 1973: 'Hereditary Defects Causing Male Pseudohermaphroditism'   

See also:
Open Letter of Concern to '4th WOFAPS' Berlin 2013
Open Letter of Concern to '9th Joint Meeting' (ESPE/LWPES) Milano 2013
Open Letter of Concern to '4th I-DSD Symposium' Glasgow 2013
Open Letter of Concern to '51st Annual Meeting of ESPE' Leipzig 2012
Open Letter of Concern to '23rd ESPU' Zurich 2012
Open Letter of Concern to 'ISHID' Live Genital Mutilators London 2011

Open Letter of Concern to '3rd EuroDSD Symposium' Lübeck 2011
Open Letter of Concern to '11th EMBL/EMBO Conference' Heidelberg 2010