“Today, we’re calling on state, territory and Commonwealth governments to act to end these abuses. We need new laws that recognise our right to decide what happens to our own bodies,” Morgan Carpenter from Intersex Human Rights Australia said on Monday.?
We’re proud to be working with @intersexaus to support their call for Governments across Australia to end unnecessary medical procedures on #intersex people that modify their sex characteristics without their consentThe inaugural parade in front o.
Intersex is an umbrella term that describes people born with biological characteristics – such as reproductive or sex anatomy and chromosome pattern – that do not fit the typical definitions of male or female.?
The report says people with lived experience have increasingly raised concerns with the AHRC, the federal government and the United Nations about human rights violations when it comes to medical inventions.?
“The commission’s?report?reinforces?the notion that people born with variations in sex characteristics have a right to make decisions about any medical intervention on their?own?bodiesOntario, for example, introduced its,” saidf6d92c36-34c2-4fea-b7bf-94d87577d25e?AHRC President Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM.?