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Monday 3 October 2016

2016 CEDAW Swiss Thematic Intersex NGO Report

>>> deutsch      >>> http://intersex.schattenbericht.org

NGO Report to the 4th and 5th Periodic Report of Switzerland on the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

>>> Download as PDF (288 kb)

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

Timetable CEDAW Review of Switzerland Nov 2016:
• NGO Briefing Switzerland (public):
Mon 31 Oct 16-17h CET 
   Transcript + Podcast!
• NGO Lunch Time Briefing (closed):
Tue 1 Nov
• Review of Switzerland: Wed 2 Nov 10-13h + 15-17h CET
   Report, Transcripts + Podcast
!
The Concluding Observations for Switzerland (and NL), hopefully with a severe reprimand for IGM practices, are due at the end the 65th Session of CEDAW (18 November 2016).

Friday 30 September 2016

2016 CEDAW Netherlands Intersex NGO Report

>>> deutsch      >>> http://intersex.schattenbericht.org

NGO Report to the 6th Periodic Report of the Kingdom of the Netherlands on the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

>>> Download as PDF (530 kb)

Compiled by:
COC Nederland
Nederlands Netwerk voor Intersekse/DSD (NNID)
Transgender Netwerk Nederland (TNN)

Paras 34-41 on p. 13-16 of above report include the relevant sections on “Violence against and ill-treatment of intersex children” (paras 34-38) and “Remedies for violations of the rights of intersex persons” (paras 39-41).

Timetable CEDAW Review Netherlands Nov 2016:
• Review of the Netherlands: Thu 10 Nov 10-13h + 15-17h CET

   Transcript + Podcast!

The Concluding Observations for the Netherlands (and CH), hopefully with a severe reprimand for IGM practices, are due at the end the 65th Session of CEDAW (18 November 2016).

Monday 25 July 2016

2016 CEDAW Germany PSWG Intersex NGO Report

>>> deutsch      >>> http://intersex.schattenbericht.org

2016 CEDAW Germany NGO Intersex IGM

NGO Report to the 7th and 8th Periodic Report of Germany on the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

>>>  Download (PDF 277 kb)

  
  
Compiled by:
StopIGM.org / Zwischengeschlecht.org

In 2009, CEDAW was the first UN treaty body to include intersex in Concluding Observations (though not IGM). Germany now mentioned intersex in their follow-up report, to which this NGO report for the List of Issues (LoI) to be formulated during the Committee's Pre-Sessional Working Group (25 Jul 2016 - 29 Jul 2016) relates.
• NGO Pre-Session Briefing Germany: Mon 25 July 2016 from 11:30–12:30 CET
• Review of Germany:
Upcoming 66th CEDAW Session (13 Feb 2017 – 03 Mar 2017)
The Concluding Observations for Germany, hopefully with another severe reprimand for IGM practices, are due at the end the 66th Session (03 March 2017).

Monday 27 June 2016

2016 CEDAW France Thematic Intersex NGO Report

>>> deutsch      >>> http://intersex.schattenbericht.org

2016 CEDAW France NGO Intersex IGM

NGO Report to the 7th and 8th Periodic Report of France on the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

>>>  Download (PDF 2.69 MB)

  
Compiled by:
StopIGM.org / Zwischengeschlecht.org
Nadine Coquet • Vincent Guillot

This is the first report on IGM as a harmful practice in violation of CEDAW Article 5 in conjunction with General recommendation No. 31, both requiring legislation to end the practice and to ensure access to redress and justice for IGM survivors.
It contains an updated bibliography of human rights bodies verdicts and NGO reports, and 2 case stories of IGM survivors from France.
 

Timetable CEDAW Review of France July 2016:
• NGO Briefing France (public):
Mon 4 July 2016 3 – 4:30 p.m. 
   >>>
Intersex Statement | Français 
• NGO Lunch Time Briefing (closed): Thu 7 July 
• Review of France: Fri 8 July 2016, 10–13h CET + 15-17h CET
   – to be broadcasted live via treatybodywebcast.org!

The Concluding Observations for France hopefully with a severe reprimand for IGM practices are due at the end the 64th Session of CEDAW (22 July 2016).