2019 OHCHR Women Sports NGO Intersex IGM

NGO Submission for OHCHR Report on Discrimination of Women and Girls in Sport (HRC44)

 
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NGO submission to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) for a study on elimination of discrimination against women and girls in sport, pursuant to HRC Resolution 40/5, to be submitted to the UN Human Right Council (HRC) for its 44th session  >>> OHCHR call for submissions
Above submission contains documented evidence of IGM practices, including “feminising” sterilising procedures, “feminising” genital surgery and other non-consensual, harmful and unnecessary treatments imposed on intersex women and girl athletes by sports bodies, sports officials and hired “medical experts” and IGM practicioners, as well as harmful gender and racial stereotypes reinforcing IGM and discrimination of intersex women and girl athletes.