LGBTI equality and human rights in Europe and Central Asia


Outcome European Intersex Meetings:

First, do no harm.
Ensuring the rights of children with variations of sex characteristics in Denmark and Germany.

By Amnesty International, May 2017


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ILGA-Europe position paper: 

Equality and full enjoyment of human rights for intersex people

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Standing up for Human Rights of Intersex People - How can you help?

By Dan Christian Chattas, ILGA-Europe and Oii Europe, December 2015

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  • English
  • Turkish (by Pembe Hayat’s, Kaos GL and Intersex Anatolia) 
  • Hungarian (by Hungarian LGBT Alliance)
  • Russian (by ILGA-Europe's Allies in Action programme)


Human rights and intersex people

Issue paper published
by the Council of Europe
Commissioner for Human Rights

Council of Europe, Second edition, September 2015


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The fundamental rights situation of intersex people

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, May 2015

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Destination>>Equality - Intersex

By ILGA-Europe, 2014

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment

United Nations, Human Rights Council, Twenty-second session, Agenda item 3, 2013

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Children’s right to physical integrity

Resolution by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, 2013

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Human Rights between the Sexes -
A preliminary study on the life situations of inter* individuals

By Dan Christian Ghattas,
Edited by the Heinrich Böll Foundation, 2013

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Open Letter: A Call for the Inclusion of Human Rights for Intersex People

Authored by Hida Viloria
Chairperson, Organisation Intersex International, 2012

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On the management of differences of sex development - Ethical issues relating to "intersexuality"

By Swiss National Advisory Commission on Biomedical Ethics NEK-CNE, Opinion No. 20/2012 Berne, 2012

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A Human Rights Investigation Into The Medical "Normalization" of Intersex People

A Report of a Hearing of the San Francisco Human Rights Commission, 2005

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