UN-CEDAW 64th Session @ Palais des Nations 08.07.2016: Minister Rossignol speaking …
Today 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 treatybodywebcast.org
StopIGM.org 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)
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