“This is a court decision that marks a turning point for the rights of intersex people and the end of thirteen years of struggle for Coralie S.”, salute The evening. Last month, the Brussels Court of Appeal condemned the Queen Fabiola (Huderf) children’s hospital in Brussels for “normalizing” medical treatments performed on the young woman, then aged 16.
As the newspaper explains, intersex people have “sex characteristics such as chromosomes, genitals or hormonal structure [qui] not entirely corresponding to the categories male or female”. According to the UN, this corresponds to about 1.7% of births. Gold “The teenager only discovered her intersex during medical examinations”, in the spring of 2009, precise Free. While she was consulting for primary amenorrhea