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Intersex community seeks inclusion, tasks FG on recognition, protection of rights

…Calls for banning of forced ‘corrective’ genital surgeries By Sola Ogundipe   The Intersex community in Nigeria has called on the Federal government and relevant agencies to develop policies that recognise the rights and protect the welfare of intersex persons in the country,  Making the call in Lagos during the 2022 Intersex Awareness Day, IAD, […]

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Government urged to stop discrimination against intersex people

Worried about stigmatisation and discrimination against intersex persons in society, the Centre for Healthcare Development and Youth Empowerment, (Intersex Nigeria) has called on the government to intervene with policies and programmes to checkmate any form of discrimination. “Intersex” is an umbrella term for people born with sex traits that do not fit binary medical definitions

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