Genital Autonomy Conference: Promoting children’s rights in Europe - recent developments

Promoting children’s rights in Europe: recent developments

Speakers so far are:

- Steven Svoboda, Attorneys for the Rights of the Child;

- Gert Van Dijk, medical ethicist from the Netherlands K.N.M.G;

- Michelle O’Brien, will be talking about intersex and the U.N. guidance.

There will be talks from the Children’s Rights International Network (CRIN) and the Metropolitan Police will be presenting the latest from their enlightened Project Azure initiative on Female Genital Mutilation.

James Chegwidden, barrister, will give a talk entitled “The Assault We Ignore – the unlawfulness of non-consensual genital cutting of boys in the UK; and why (almost) nothing is done about it”.

Dr. Antony Lempert, who heads the Secular Medical Forum, will be speaking  about U.N. developments. “I will  also expand on the new General Medical Council policy on Personal Beliefs and Medical Practice, British Medical Association inaction and medical developments.”

Join us at Keele on 16th and 17th of September for an interesting, informative and lively conference.

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