Intersex side event at the UN Human Rights Council

Published: May 28, 2014

The 25th Session of the Human Rights Council in March 2014 witnessed a historic first: the first ever side event exclusively focused on intersex issues, titled Intersex People and Human Rights: Violations, Voices and Visions.

The event, on 11 March, was co-sponsored by ARC International, Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, El Consorcio Latinoamericano de Trabajo sobre Intersexualidad, Global Action for Trans* Equality (GATE), International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA), IntersexUK, Organisation Intersex International (OII) Australia and Zwischengeschlecht.org.

It was preceded, on Monday 10 March, by a speech to the Human Rights Council on behalf of participating NGOs

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