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CALL FOR APPLICATION – EXECUTIVE ASSOCIATE

Intersex Nigeria (Center for Healthcare Development and Youth Empowerment) is an intersex-led and focused Non-Governmental Organization in Nigeria. We promote and advocate for the sexual reproductive health, selfdetermination, bodily autonomy, and overall human rights of intersex people in all diversity in Nigeria. Through community building, advocacy, evidence-based research, empowerment, educational and informational resources on intersex-related […]

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BEYOND THE BINARY; EXPLORING THE DIVERSITIES OF INTERSEX IDENTITIES AND EXPERIENCES

Beyond the Binary; Exploring the diversities of intersex identities and experiences research study, aims to explore and document the social exclusion and human rights violations issues faced by intersex people in Nigeria, filling an existing knowledge gap and adding to the body of existing knowledge on non-clinical research on intersex people. The study highlights that

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16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE 2022

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

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DO YOU KNOW? INTERSEX IS NOT A GENDER IDENTITY

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

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CELEBRATING INTERSEX DAY OF SOLIDARITY 2022

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

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CHANGING NARRATIVES: DEPLORING POSITIVE MEDIA REPRESENTATION FOR INTERSEX PERSONS IN NIGERIA

Positive media representation for Intersex people is very important, which is why Intersex Nigeria invited the press to the Intersex Awareness Day, held on Wednesday, 26th of October, 2022. In a chat with some media reps, Obioma Chukwuike; Executive Director of Intersex Nigeria, lamented about the zero recognition for intersex people in Nigeria, “…Nobody talks

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Capacity Strengthening: Financial Management Training for Intersex Nigeria Employees

Employees are a key determinant of an organization’s success and maintaining a well-trained, well-qualified workforce is a critical function of an organization. Intersex Nigeria conducted a 3-day capacity strengthening on Financial Management for its staff. The objective of the Training includes: A better understanding of financial processes, practices, and systems. Staff to use practical and

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

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

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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

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