Intersex: Is it right to assign sex to a baby?
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Intersex surgeries: Is it right to assign sex to a baby?

The UN says as many as 1.7% of the world have intersex traits - that's the same as the number of people with red hair. All over the world, children with intersex traits are being operated on to be sex assigned at birth - sometimes with devastating consequences.

BBC Gender and Identity Reporter Megha Mohan explores the hidden world of intersex children.

Videojournalist: Natalia Zuo

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  • 14 Jan 2019
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