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June 6, 2014

Seven UN Agencies: Surgery as a Condition of Legal Recognition is Forced Sterilization

In "Eliminating forced, coercive and otherwise involuntary sterilization - An interagency statement," the World Health Organization (WHO) and several other UN agencies have recognized that sterilization without the "full, free and informed consent

September 27, 2013

United Nations Panel Issues Declaration of LGBT Rights

NCTE recognizes yesterday’s United Nations (U.N.) statement, written in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights.

February 27, 2013

UN Report: Forced Sterilization of Trans People "is Torture"

On February 1, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture (SRT) issued a report on abusive practices in health care settings that has important implications for LGBT people and people with intersex conditions.

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