Tamil Nadu Becomes First State to Ban So‑Called Corrective Surgery on Intersex Babies

The state government acknowledged the “lifelong consequences” on the physical and mental health of intersex individuals who undergo unnecessary surgery.

written by
Rajvi Desai
Aug 30, 2019
corrective surgery on intersex babies
AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.