Speaking ahead of Intersex Awareness Day on 26 October, a group of United Nations and international human rights experts is calling for an urgent end to human rights violations against intersex children and adults. They urge Governments to prohibit harmful medical practices on intersex children, including unnecessary surgery and treatment without their informed consent, and sterilization.
OAS-IACHR-2015 - Violence against LGBTI Persons in the Americas - In 2015, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights paid much attention to intersex rights in the report Violence against LGBTI Persons in the Americas. Chapter 4, section E, is entirely devoted to human rights violations that intersex people experience. (OEA/Ser.L/V/II. Doc.36/15 Rev.2)