We welcome this week's announcement by the Minister for Women and Equalities. We are pleased that … [Read more...] about Joint Statement on Government responsibility to uphold women’s sex-based rights.
In 2015 the Women and Equalities Committee of the House of Commons conducted an inquiry into equality for transgender (trans) people and in January 2016 published its report. This was the catalyst for a series of changes in the UK. Although the law was not changed, policy guidance issued by the EHRC tended towards accepting people's self-declared gender. In 2018 the government adopted the proposal from the committee's report to simplify the process by which someone could change their legal sex and get a new birth certificate in its proposed reform of the Gender Recognition Act, and conducted a consultation on the proposals. The results are due to be published in 2019.
The UK government has decided GRA reform is to be scrapped in England and Wales. This comes after an … [Read more...] about In brief: Why is scrapping GRA reform such good news for women and girls?
This briefing note was prepared for the policy analysis collective Murray Blackburn MacKenzie by … [Read more...] about How does the Gender Recognition Act impact on the sex-based rights of women?
This is the video and transcript of a speech given by Dr Nicola Williams from Fair Play For Women at … [Read more...] about What have transgender rights got to do with women?
Does my school have to provide separate toilet blocks for female and male children? The … [Read more...] about My daughter doesn’t want to share toilets at school with boys. What can I do?
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has been working on new guidance for schools on … [Read more...] about Could do better. The EHRC should rewrite its draft guidance.