>>> http://stop.genitalmutilation.org 

>>> Groundbreaking Paper by Swiss National Ethics Commission (Download PDF)

>>> Open Letter of Concern to European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology "ESPE 2012"

>>> The Extermination of Hermaphrodites in the "Developed World"

>>> London: Protests against Live Genital Mutilators "ISHID 2011" | VIDEO

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>>> Campaign against corrective surgery on children born with indeterminate genitalia argues that children should be allowed to grow up untouched

Doctors 'playing God with children's sex' Daniela Truffer protesting outside Bern University Hospital It's a boy! It's a girl! But what happens when life doesn't fit in with greeting cards and the defining moment of childbirth becomes a bewildering puzzle? Swiss intersex activist Daniela Truffer is spearheading a campaign to stop genital surgery and hormone treatment on children born with indeterminate sexual organs. Truffer argues that affected individuals should be given the time to grow up and decide for themselves whether they wish to become male or female or remain in-between. 'Forced surgery can not be the answer,' she said, quoting medical studies that reveal poor outcomes and show that most patients suffer a lifetime of frustration and regret. 'These surgeries are painful and irreversible and most likely to reduce or remove sexual feeling. Non-consented cosmetic surgeries violate the right to physical integrity and self-determination. It's a human rights issue,' Truffer told swissinfo.ch. (continued)

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>>> The Extermination of Hermaphrodites in the "Developed World"
>>> Open Letter of Concern to "3rd EuroDSD Symposium", May 21 2011
>>> Open Letter of Concern to 11th EMBL/EMBO, Nov. 6 2010

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>>> The Extermination of Hermaphrodites in the "Developed World"

>>> Open Letter of Concern to "3rd EuroDSD Symposium", May 21 2011

>>> Open Letter of Concern to 11th EMBL/EMBO, Nov. 6 2010

>>> intersex.shadowreport.org

>>> http://stop.genitalmutilation.org

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