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Losing Sight of Women’s Rights: article for Scottish Affairs

This post brings together material relating to Losing Sight of Women’s Rights: the unregulated introduction of gender self-identification as a case study of policy capture in Scotland, available here (open access) in Scottish Affairs Vol 28 (3). Authors’ statement We share the view of Professors Cordelia…

MBM statement on recording in the Scottish Criminal Justice System

Recorded crime statistics allows stakeholders, policy-makers and researchers to analyse and monitor offending trends, develop our understanding of offending behaviours, and to target resources and services. To ensure these statistics are valid, reliable and consistent, the data criteria of what…

2017 UK general election party manifesto commitments on GRA reform

  Conservative Party There is no reference in the 2017 Manifesto to reform of the Gender Recognition Act. Other references to transgender rights: "We will push forward with our plan for tackling hate crime committed on the basis of religion,…