OII Australia on IAD, 2013: Senate report and more

OII Australia - IAD 2013

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Morgan Carpenter, OII Australia president, wrote on recent legislative change, and a national Senate committee report, “Involuntary or coerced sterilisation of intersex people in Australia”, released on October 25, 2013:

In the past year we have achieved the inclusion of “intersex status” in anti-discrimination legislation for the first time, improved access to Medicare, the establishment of federal guidelines for gender recognition and, yesterday, we achieved a major impact on healthcare through a Senate Community Affairs Committee report on the involuntary or coerced sterilisation of intersex people.

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