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SOGI UN keywords Archives: Intersex persons

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/CHE/CO/7, 13 August 2015: Switzerland

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Intersex persons 20. The Committee welcomes the Federal Council decision to give an opinion by the end of 2015 on the recommendations of the National Advisory Commission on Biomedical Ethics with regard to the unnecessary and in some cases irreversible surgical procedures that have been carried out on […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to health, A/70/213, 30 July 2015

IV. Early childhood development in the context of the right to health framework C. Equality and non-discrimination Intersex children 84. “Intersex” refers mainly to physical aspects of the body and includes a wide range of natural body variations that do not conform to prevailing notions of male and female bodies.[54] Deeply rooted stereotypes around gender […]

Concluding Observations, CRC/C/CHE/CO/2-4, 30 January 2015: Switzerland

III. Main areas of concern and recommendations B. General principles (arts. 2–3, 6 and 12 of the Convention) Non-discrimination 24. While welcoming the anti-discrimination measures adopted by the State party, particularly those aimed at promoting the integration of migrants, the Committee remains concerned that discrimination continues to be prevalent against children in marginalized and disadvantaged […]