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  • United Nations

    Reem Alsalem, Special Rapporteur on violence against women for the United Nations recently wrote to the UK Government to raise concerns about some aspects of the Gender Recognition Reform...

  • Sex, what’s it all about?

    Rachael Hamilton MSP: “Does the Cabinet Secretary believe that a Gender Recognition Certificate is relevant under the Equality Act or is irrelevant, because two weeks ago, the Scottish Government...

  • SPATH

    Two recent articles in the Telegraph: NHS Scotland plans to ‘fast-track irreversible surgery for trans patients’ and Women’s health clinics could be renamed to avoid upsetting trans patients have...

  • Judicial Review 2 – Substantive Hearing

    BackgroundEarlier this year we won a judicial review at appeal which ruled that the definition of “woman” in the Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Act 2018 was unlawful...

  • Letter to Labour and Conservative parties

    The following joint letter was sent to the leaders of Scottish Labour and Conservative in response to their stated intention to table amendments to the Gender Recognition Reform Bill....

  • Stage 1 Briefing on the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill

    The following briefing was sent to all MSPs as a PDF on 25th October ahead of the Parliamentary debate on the 27th. Do the public support the Bill? No....

  • Judicial Review 2

    Following our successful appeal on the redefinition of ‘woman’ in the Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Act 2018, the Inner House declared on 22 March 2022 that: While...

  • Schools must provide single-sex toilets

    As reported in the Times we wrote to all 32 local councils across Scotland on 10 June 2022 requesting they review school buildings and policies to ensure single-sex toilets...

  • We won! Scottish Government redefinition of woman is unlawful

    We are absolutely delighted to report that after more than 18 months of legal action we have won the appeal of our judicial review. The Court of Session has...

  • Letter to Open Democracy

    We sent the following letter to Editor-in-chief, Peter Geoghegan, in response to the largely fact-free story told by Adam Ramsay and published by Open Democracy. We write with no...

  • Gender Recognition Reform Bill – Stage 1 Action

    Welcome to those who have arrived at this page via attending our Women’s Rally at Holyrood or seeing one of our leaflets about the Bill and writing to your...

  • Women’s Rally, October 2022

    Thank you to all who travelled from far and wide to attend our Women’s Rally at the Scottish Parliament, and to the MSPs who took the time to listen...

  • Public Opinion Polls

    Where does the public really stand on women’s rights and proposals to reform the Gender Recognition Act? We list the most recent surveys: Times poll, reported on 26 Nov...