UN expert meeting on ending human rights violations against intersex people

On 16-17 September 2015, the UN held an expert meeting on ending human rights violations against intersex persons.
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UN expert meeting: intersex participants with Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein

Intersex participants at the UN expert meeting, with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein


On 16-17 September 2015, the UN held an expert meeting on ending human rights violations against intersex persons, with participants representing UN institutions, health and medical institutions, legal, bioethics and human rights institutions. The event was opened by the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein. Morgan Carpenter participated representing OII Australia.

UN news report: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. 2015. ‘A Step Forward for Intersex Visibility and Human Rights’. http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/Astepforwardforintersexvisibility.aspx.

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. 2015. ‘Opening Remarks by Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights at the Expert Meeting on Ending Human Rights Violations against Intersex Persons’. http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=16431&LangID=E.