Intersex bodily integrity

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Intersex bodily integrity 2024 Main Findings

Only Germany, Greece, Iceland, Malta, Portugal and Spain prohibit any kind of surgical or medical intervention on an intersex children.

Only in Greece, this prohibition is universal to all persons, not based on specific variations or diagnoses or intersex terms.

There is no country in Europe with an effective monitoring mechanism for the prohibition of medical intervention on an intersex minor.

There is no country in the region where prohibition of medical interventions on intersex minors provides adequate acknowledgement of the suffering and injustice caused to intersex people in the past.

There is no country in Europe that fulfils all criteria on intersex bodily integrity.

Index by Criteria

The table displays the status of all criteria for each country on the rainbow map research.

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  • Does not Comply

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