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Sunday 8 November 2015

2015 CAT Hong Kong+China Intersex NGO Report

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2015 CAT Hong Kong + China NGO Report BBKCI Intersex

NGO Report to the 5th Periodic Report of Hong Kong + China on the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT)

>>> Download Open Version English (PDF 102 kb)

Compiled by:
Beyond the Boundary - Knowing and Concerns Intersex (BBKCI)

CAT Chronology Hong Kong + China 2015:
Thematic NGO Report by BBKCI (see above)

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Monday, 16 November 2015: Thematic Intersex Briefing during CAT Meeting with Hong Kong and Chinese NGOs (private)
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Tuesday 17–18 November 10–13h CET + Wedneday 18 November 15–18h CET: Review of Hong Kong + China (public), see transcript: The state party flat-out denied any responsability while invoking "leadership in LGBTI issues".
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The Committee issued Concluding Observations for Hong Kong, citicising IGM practices as a "inhuman treatment" in breach of the Convention against Torture.
>>> In its 56th Session the Committee also examined IGM practices in Austria and in Denmark, again issuing Concluding Observations.
This marked the very first time that IGM Practices were examined in more than one Country in a single Session of any UN Committee!

Saturday 7 November 2015

2015 CAT Austria Thematic Intersex NGO Report

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2015 CAT Austria NGO Report VIMÖ StopIGM.org Intersex

NGO Report to the 6th Periodic Report of Austria on the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT)

>>>  Blacked Out English (PDF 2.75 MB)
>>>  Unredacted English (PDF 3.33 MB)

Compiled by:
Verein Intersexueller Menschen Österreich VIMÖ
Zwischengeschlecht.org / StopIGM.org

CAT Chronology Austria 2015:
Thematic NGO Report by VIMÖ / StopIGM.org (see above),
submitted on Intersex Awareness Day, 26.10.2015.

In the Blacked Out Edition all photos from medical textbooks are blacked out.
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Wednesday, 11 November 2015: Thematic Intersex Briefing during CAT Meeting with Austrian NGOs (private)
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Thursday, 12 November 10–13h CET + Friday 13 November 15–18h CET: Review of Austria (public), see transcript: The state party flat-out denied any responsability while invoking "leadership in transgender-intersex issues".
>>> The Committee issued strong Concluding Observations for Austria, citicising IGM practices as a "inhuman treatment" in breach of the Convention against Torture.
>>> In its 56th Session the Committee also examined IGM practices
in Denmark and in Hong Kong, again issuing Concluding Observations. This marked the very first time that IGM Practices were examined in more than one Country in a single Session of any UN Committee!

2015 CAT Denmark Intersex NGO Report

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2015 CAT Denmark NGO Report Intersex IGM

NGO Report to the 6th and 7th Periodic Report of Denmark on the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT)

>>> Download as a PDF (614 kb)

Compiled by:
Ditte Dyreborg
Zwischengeschlecht.org / StopIGM.org

CAT Chronology Denmark 2015:
Thematic NGO Report by Ditte Dyreborg / StopIGM.org (see above),
submitted on Intersex Awareness Day, 26.10.2015.
This report only contains information specific to Denmark and complements the thematic NGO report for Austria also submitted for the 56th session containing the general information on Intersex, IGM Practices and why they are in breach of the Convention against Torture.
>>> Friday, 13 November 2015: Thematic Intersex Briefing during CAT Meeting with Danish NGOs (private)
>>> Monday, 16 November 10–13h CET + Tuesday, 17 November 15–18h CET: Review of Denmark (public), see transcript: The state party flat-out denied any responsability, even plainy ignoring the follow-up question while invoking "leadership in LGBTI rights".
>>> The Committee issued strong Concluding Observations for Denmark, citicising IGM practices as a "inhuman treatment" in breach of the Convention against Torture.
>>> In its 56th Session the Committee also examined IGM practices in Austria and
in Hong Kong, again issuing Concluding Observations. This marked the very first time that IGM Practices were examined in more than one Country in a single Session of any UN Committee! 

Wednesday 12 August 2015

2015 CAT Swiss Thematic Intersex NGO Report

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NGO Report to the 7th Periodic Report of Switzerland on the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT)

>>> Download as PDF (3.46 MB)

Compiled by:
Zwischengeschlecht.org / StopIGM.org
Intersex.ch
SI Selbsthilfe Intersexualität

CAT Chronology Switzerland 2015:
Thematic NGO Report by Zwischengeschlecht.org (see above)
>>> Thematic Intersex Briefing during Meeting with Swiss NGOs (30.07.2015)
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Questions on IGM during Review of Switzerland (03.-04.08.2015) 
>>> The Concluding Observations include strong recommendations for intersex! (14.08.2015) 

Saturday 1 August 2015

IGM as Torture or CIDT: 2015 UN-CAT Briefing

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IGM as Torture or CIDT: 2015 UN-CAT Briefing
 1.  Personal Testimony – A Survivor's Perspective
 2.  IGM Practices as Torture or Cruel, Inhuman or
 Degrating Treatment (CIDT)       3.  Recommendations
>>> Download PDF (1.7 MB)   >>> Text only DOC 

5 Minute Presentation by Zwischengeschlecht.org / StopIGM.org during the NGO Meeting for the Review of Switzerland, Geneva 30.07.2015.

>>> CAT Chronology 2015 + Thematic Swiss NGO Report on IGMs