Review of party manifesto commitments relating to women’s sex-based rights

Against a backdrop of active debate about women’s sex-based rights, this blog reviews the manifestos for the five parties represented in the last Scottish Parliament, as well as those we could find for the other eight parties which are standing…

‘Long-Term Follow-Up of Transsexual Persons Undergoing Sex Reassignment Surgery: Cohort Study in Sweden’: A review of Dhejne et al’s findings on criminal convictions

Review of Dhejne et al's findings Download BackgroundIn 2011 Dhejne et al. published a peer-reviewed academic paper setting out findings from a cohort study aimed at estimating the ‘mortality, morbidity, and criminal rate after surgical sex reassignment of transsexual persons’…

ForWomenScotland legal challenge to Gender Representation on Public Boards Act: putting the case in context

ForWomenScotland (FWS) announced earlier this week that they are seeking leave to appeal against the judgement in their case against the Scottish Government. Just as the Scottish Parliament went into recess for the election, Lady Wise found that the Scottish…

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