Intersex Genital Mutilations in France and Ireland: Reports to UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

“Friendly garda helping us to set up the protest!”
Trinity College, Dublin 18.09.2014

IGM = Hamful on FacebookIntersex human rights defenders Vincent Guillot and Gavan Coleman in collaboration with submitted two more thematic intersex NGO reports for the CRC review of France and Ireland in Jauary 2016.

In 2015 the UN Committee in the Rights of the Child already reprimanded Switzerland and Chile over Intersex Genital Mutilations.

This marks the first time that the Committee will investigate IGM practices in more than one country in a single session!

NGO Report to the 5th Periodic Report of France on the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

>>>  Download (PDF 3.41 MB)

Compiled by:
Vincent Guillot +
Endorsed by:
OII Francophonie

This report contains 2 case stories of IGM survivors.
Review of France:
Wed 13 Jan 15-18h + Thur 14 Jan 10-13h

NGO Report to the 3rd and 4th Periodic Report of Ireland on the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

>>>  Download (PDF 3.60 MB)

Compiled by:
Gavan Coleman /

Review of Ireland: Thur 14 Jan 10-13h + Thur 14 Jan 15-18h 

See also:
UN Committee for the Rights of the Child (CRC) 2015: IGM = Harmful Practice
UN Committee against Torture (CAT) 2015: IGM = Inhuman Treatment or Torture
UN Human Rights Committee (HRCttee) to examine IGM Practices
UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) condems IGM
Historic 56th Session of Committee against Torture reprimands 4 Governments over IGM
CAT 2011: Germany must investigate IGM practices and compensate survivors! 

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