A team, the International NGO Coalition on Genital Autonomy (INGOCGA), has finished work in March 2022 on a core report [...]
In July 2018, an international team submitted to the United Nations a report on circumcision as a human rights [...]
Intactivist Progress at the United Nations in Gaining Recognition of Male Infant Circumcision as a Human Rights Violation
As I learned in detail at the recent Keele conference, Antony Lempert of the Secular Medical Forum (SMF) has [...]
“Educating the United Nations About Male Circumcision,” in G.C. Denniston, M.F. Milos, and F. Hodges, eds., Flesh and Blood: Perspectives [...]
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The United Nations and its Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights were sharply criticized yesterday by two human rights organizations for discrimination against males in the enforcement of human rights...
ARC Visits United Nations and for the First Time, Officially Enters Male Genital Autonomy into UN Records as a Human Rights Issue
The intactivist movement was represented for the first time this year at the three-week-long 52nd annual meeting of the United Nations’ Sub-Commission for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights...
"Some day, we will come to understand the misguided nature of our attempts to explain why any violation of female genitals is criminal while a serious, extremely painful, and disfiguring alteration of male genitals is permissible. In the meantime, the screaming babies can't tell the difference. All we need to is open our ears and start to hear their cries."
This file contains the written statement by J. Steven Svoboda, J.D., Esq, Director, Attorneys for the Rights of the Child, submitted to the fifty-third session of the Sub-Commission on Promotion and Development of Human Rights, United Nations Commission on Human Rights, Geneva, 9 August 2001.