France is currently up for review of IGM practices at the
57th session of the UN Committee against Torture (CAT).
“It must be duly noted that French paediatric surgeons are particularly adamant advocates of IGM practices, consciously dismissing to consider any human rights concerns, despite openly acknowledging knowledge of relevant criticisms by human rights and ethics bodies.” (CAT NGO Report, p. 11)
Intersex Genital Mutilations in France: CAT NGO Report
Human Rights Violations Of Children With Variations Of Sex Anatomy
IGM – Most Common Forms • What is Intersex? • How Common are IGMs?
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>>> France Questioned over IGM Practices by the UN Committee against Torture
>>> “No law to protect intersex children from the daily mutilations in France”
>>> UN Press Release on 57th CAT Session adresses IGM Practices in France
>>> IGM = “Harmful Practice” + “Violence”: UN-CRC Reprimands France