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  • Appeal to the UK Supreme Court

    We are pleased that the Court of Session Inner House has granted our application to appeal their judicial review decision to the UK Supreme Court. Our CrowdJustice fundraiser to...

  • Special Rapporteur on violence against women and girls

    The following briefing was submitted to the call for inputs from the Special Rapporteur on violence against women and girls ahead of her visit to the Scotland in February....

  • UN Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women: the meaning of sex and self-identification

    The following report was submitted to the CEDAW Committee who are considering the implications of self-identification of sex and gender identity as a legal right. It looks at where...

  • SPS policy on the management of transgender prisoners

    This is our submission to the Scottish Parliament’s Criminal Justice Committee who will be looking at the SPS policy when it meets on 11th January. It’s also available to...

  • Statutory guidance for RSHP in schools

    This is our submission to the Scottish Government consultation on statutory guidance for Relationships, Sexual Health and Parenthood (RSHP) in schools. The draft guidance can be read here and...

  • School Toilets

    Despite clear legislation on the requirement to provide single-sex toilets in schools many local authorities across Scotland are replacing these with mixed-sex (gender-neutral) facilities, often without prior consultation with...

  • Withdraw the ‘Supporting transgender young people in schools’ guidance from Scottish schools

    This is our submission to the Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee who are considering petition PE2001 calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to withdraw...

  • Factsheets

    A series of factsheets covering schools, toilets, Sandyford Young Person’s Gender Clinic, sports, and a couple about FWS and our judicial review. Click on the links for PDF versions...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Be More Mary

    International Women’s Day is on Friday 8th March 2024 and the official IWD website is urging us to “inspire inclusion”, as, apparently, “IWD belongs to everyone, everywhere”. To echo...

  • Policy for the Management of Transgender People in Custody

    After the public outcry over Isla Bryson/Adam Graham an interim prison policy was put in place banning all male prisoners from the female estate if they have a history of...

  • Suffragette scarf giveaway

    We have two Suffragette scarves from the Ministry of Tartan (worth £36.99) to give away to two people selected at random, who make a donation (of any amount) in support of our work before 11:59pm on...

  • Gender Representation on Public Boards (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

    This is our short submission to the Scottish Parliament’s Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee’s call for views on the amendment to the GRPB Act to bring it...

  • Letter to Presiding Officer re badges

    A woman visiting Parliament today to watch the Citizen Participation and Petitions Committee meeting was asked to remove her badge by security. The ‘offending’ badge was one that we...

  • Letter to Glasgow Women’s Library

    The following joint letter was sent to Glasgow Women’s Library following their shocking decision to feature a display of transactivist placards that were used during abusive protests against women’s...