Americas > “IACHR Urges States to End Violence and Harmful Practices against Intersex Persons” on FacebookIGM = CRIME, Not 'Health Care' or 'Therapy'!The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) issued a >>> press release | castellano condemning Intersex Genital Mutilations as a serious human rights violation, recognising “the negative complications of these procedures, including chronic pain, permanent trauma, genital sensitivity, and sterilization”, and explicitly calling to “prohibit” IGM:

“Based on these considerations, the IACHR urges the States to urgently prohibit surgeries and medically unnecessary procedures on intersex children. The Commission further reiterates that States should respect the autonomy of all intersex persons and all dimensions of their right to health, their right to physical and psychological integrity, and their right to live free from all forms of violence and discrimination, and should prevent all inhuman and degrading treatment.” 

>>> Intersex human rights are under attack!!!

See also:
2015 IACHR Report condems Intersex Genital Mutilation
“Harmful Medical Practice”: UN, COE, ACHPR, IACHR condem IGM
28 UN Reprimands for Intersex Genital Mutilations – and counting …
UN Committee for the Rights of the Child (CRC): IGM = Harmful Practice + Violence
UN Committee against Torture (CAT) 2015: IGM = Inhuman Treatment or Torture
UN Women’s Rights Committee (CEDAW): IGM = Harmful Practice
UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD): Violation of Integrity
UN Human Rights Committee (HRCttee) to examine IGM Practices

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