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Introduction / Executive Summary   5

Questions to the German Federal Government   7

1.       Preamble and Article 1-5 CEDAW   9
1.1     Definition - What is Intersexuality?   9
1.2     Denial and Ignorance of the German Government   10

2.       Article 5a 10c (Education)   11
2.1     Prof. Dr. John Money`s Gender Theories and their Violations to Human Rights   11

3.       Article 12 (Health)   12
3.1     Problems in Parents - Child Relations   12
3.2     Medical Experiments on Human Beings   13
3.3     List of Human Rights Violations as a Result of the Treatment according
           to the “Standards" developed by Prof. Dr. John Money   13
3.3.1  Removal of Gonads (Castration)   13
3.3.2  Genital Amputation   14
3.3.3  Effective Protection of Rights   14
3.3.4  Documentation of Treatment   15
3.3.5  Irreversible Genital Surgery of Minors and Adults   15
3.3.6  Off–Label Use of Pharmaceuticals   15
3.3.7  Consequences of Treatment in Scope of Medical Definition   16

4.       Article 16 (Marriage and Family)   16
4.1     Violation of the Preeminence of the Best Interest of the Child and
           the Protection of the Identity of the Child   17
4.2     Illegal Concealment and Denial of Access to Medical Records   17
4.3     Equal Right to Marriage   18

5.       Special Mechanisms   18
5.1     A Possibility of Reconciliation: Truth Commission to Raise Awareness
           on the Violation of Women’s and Human Rights of Intersex People   18

6.       Claims and Recommendations   19
6.1     The Claims of the Persons Concerned   19
6.2     Necessary Aid Programs for Persons   20

Addendum - Case Studies   21
1. Case Study “Nella”   22
2. Case Study “Christina T.”   26
3. Links   30
4. Prof. Dr. Milton Diamond / Assistant Prof. Hazel Glenn-Beh: “An Emerging
    Ethical and Medical Dilemma: Should Physicians Perform Sex Assignment on
    Infants with Ambiguous Genitalia?”   33

Apendix (German Texts)
5. The “Medical Standard“ according to Prof. Dr. John Money   84
6. Intersexualität. Die alltägliche Folter in Deutschland. Ein Forschungsbericht,
    Humboldt University, Berlin   86
7. Answer of the German Federal Government to a Parliamentarian question
    on the issue of intersexuality (dealt with in writing); 2001/2007   128