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Sunday 5 August 2018

2018 CRPD Germany LOIPR Intersex Report

2018 CRPD Germany LOIPR Thematic NGO Report Intersex IGM

NGO Report to the 2nd and 3rd Periodic Report of Germany on the Convention on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

 
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Compiled by:
StopIGM.org / Zwischengeschlecht.org

CRPD Timeline Germany 2018 – ca. 2020:
• Above July 2018 NGO Report provides solid evidence of ongoing IGM practices in Germany.
• In September 2018 during its 20th Session, the Committee heard NGOs in a private meeting. As requested by the Coutry rapporteurs, our Statement focused of the intersectionality of intersex and disability: >>> StopIGM.org Statement DOCX | PDF.
• The Committee then drafted the List of Issues Prior to Reporting (LOIPR) with questions for Germany, which were published early in October 2018 and include tough questions on intersex and IGM under CRPD art. 17 (CRPD/C/DEU/QPR/2-3, para 16):

Protecting the integrity of the person (art. 17)

16. Please inform the Committee about:

(a) Measures to repeal legislation still authorizing the sterilization of persons without their consent, but with the consent of a third party;

(b) Initiatives to implement its recommendations relating to intersex children (CRPD/C/DEU/CO/1, para 38 (d)).

• The State party will now have to answer these questions in writing in its State report.
• Thereafter, NGOs will have another possibility to submit NGO reports.
• Finally the actual State review will take place in Geneva, hopefully followed by yet another severe reprimand for IGM practices for Germany.

2018 CRPD Austria LOIPR Intersex Report

2018 CRPD Austria LOIPR Thematic NGO Report Intersex IGM

NGO Report to the 2nd and 3rd Periodic Report of Austria on the Convention on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

 
>>>  Download DOCX (176 kb) | PDF (305 kb)
   
 

Compiled by:
StopIGM.org / Zwischengeschlecht.org

CRPD Timeline Austria 2018 – ca. 2020:
• Above July 2018 NGO Report provides solid evidence of ongoing IGM practices in Austria.
• In September 2018 during its 20th Session, the Committee heard NGOs in a private meeting >>> StopIGM.org Statement DOCX | PDF.
• The Committee then drafted the List of Issues Prior to Reporting (LOIPR) with questions for Austria, which were published early in October 2018 and include tough questions on intersex and IGM under CRPD art. 15 (CRPD/C/AUT/QPR/2-3, paras 36-37), referring to the previous reprimand for Austria by the Committee against Torture in 2015:

Freedom from torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment (art. 15)

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36. Please provide information as to how intersex children are treated as disabled children and if surgery continues to be performed on these children in the State party. If so, please provide data on the number of children who have undergone surgery since the last report.

37. Please provide information on measures taken to implement the recommendations made by Committee against Torture (CAT/C/AUT/CO/6).

• The State party will now have to answer these questions in writing in its State report.
• Thereafter, NGOs will have another possibility to submit NGO reports.
• Finally the actual State review will take place in Geneva, hopefully followed by yet another severe reprimand for IGM practices for Austria.