Genital Automony

Genital Autonomy is an advocacy organisation working with groups seeking an end to non-therapeutic genital surgery on children, whether they are intersex, female or male.

It is a registered charity in England and Wales and its objects are:

1. To promote, preserve and protect the health and wellbeing of male, female and intersex children by protecting them from unnecessary genital surgery or modification.

2. To promote the human rights of children in relation to genital surgery or modification, as set out in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child), throughout the world by all or any of the following means:

A. Relieving need among victims of human rights abuses
B. Raising awareness of human rights issues
C. Research into human rights issues that recognises the autonomy of diverse individuals
D. Contributing to the sound administration of law, policy and practice consistent with human rights.


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Organisation mandate

, Children 0 - 18


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