Tag: intersex people living in Nigeria

16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE 2022

16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE 2022 gender, transsexual, communication-6188940.jpg

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual international campaign that kicks off on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10 December, Human Rights Day. The 16 Days of Activism campaign was started by activists at the inaugural Women’s Global Leadership Institute in 1991 and […]

DO YOU KNOW? INTERSEX IS NOT A GENDER IDENTITY

DO YOU KNOW? INTERSEX IS NOT A GENDER IDENTITY Intersex is not a gender identity graphics

Intersex people come from all socioeconomic backgrounds, races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, faiths, and political ideologies. In addition, intersex people can have different gender identities. Gender identity refers to the personal sense of an individual’s gender regardless of their sex. A 2015 Australian survey reports a similar finding, with 75% of intersex respondents identifying their gender as […]

CELEBRATING INTERSEX DAY OF SOLIDARITY 2022

CELEBRATING INTERSEX DAY OF SOLIDARITY 2022 Intersex awareness day

November 8, 2022, is Intersex Day of Remembrance, which is also called Intersex Day of Solidarity. It is observed annually on November 8, which is aimed at raising awareness on the issues and challenges faced by intersex people globally.  Also, it is a call for solidarity from government, human rights organizations, groups, and individuals. Intersex […]

Intersex Nigeria Conducted a 2-Day SOGIESC Workshop for Intersex Persons in Nigeria

Intersex Nigeria Conducted a 2-Day SOGIESC Workshop for Intersex Persons in Nigeria Intersex Nigeria SOGIESC workshop

Intersex Nigeria conducted a 2-days SOGIESC workshop for intersex persons, on the 24th-25th of October 2022 in Lagos, Nigeria. This workshop was put together by Intersex Nigeria for intersex persons from the different geo-political zones in Nigeria. This SOGIESC workshop aimed at educating, building, and strengthening the knowledge of Intersex persons on Sexual Orientation, Gender […]

INTERSEX NIGERIA PRODUCED A DOCUMENTARY TITLED, ‘IN-BETWEEN SEXES’

INTERSEX NIGERIA PRODUCED A DOCUMENTARY TITLED, ‘IN-BETWEEN SEXES’

Intersex is a category of experiences. There are many ways to have an intersex body; not all involve surgery or parents finding out at birth. Many people might not even be aware that their bodily experiences fall under the intersex umbrella. Intersex Nigeria produced a documentary titled ‘In-Between Sexes,’ this documentary reveals the stories and […]