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UN: Intersex surgery ‘abuses’ condemned by 34 states at rights forum

UN: Intersex surgery ‘abuses’ condemned by 34 states at rights forum

More than 30 countries on Thursday condemned “medically unnecessary surgeries” on intersex children as a human rights violation, amid mounting efforts to ban such operations. It is the first time that unnecessary surgeries on children, born with an indeterminate sex, have been criticised at the United Nations, advocates said, with 34 countries signing the statement […]