UNHRC Passes Landmark Resolution to Protect Intersex Rights

On 4th April, 2024, the United Nations Human Rights Council achieved a historic milestone by adopting a groundbreaking resolution aimed at safeguarding the rights of intersex individuals, marking a significant advancement for human rights.

Key Points

  • Unanimous Support: The resolution received overwhelming support, with 24 countries voting in favour and none voting against, demonstrating a global consensus on the importance of protecting intersex rights.
  • Spearheaded Initiative: Finland, South Africa, Chile, and Australia led the efforts to introduce the resolution, highlighting a collaborative approach to addressing human rights challenges.
  • Recognition of Intersex Population: The UN cited experts' findings that 1.7% of babies are ....
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