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EHRC misrepresents the law on collecting sex data

Picture of UK Census questionnaire question on sex

The EHRC (Equality and Human Rights Commission) misrepresents the law on collecting sex data in its statement to the Scottish Government EHRC submission to Scottish Government Sex & Data Working… Read More →

Keira Bell v Tavistock: Women’s Rights, Healthcare, and the Law

Poster from US 1970s women's campaign against forced sterilization

Keira Bell and the history of women’s rights, healthcare and the law In 1976 Loretta Ross sued and won a case against A. H. Robbins, the manufacturer of the contraceptive… Read More →

The Political Erasure of Sex

We are delighted to be supporting this important new work by Jane Clare Jones. We reproduce here the blurb from the Political Erasure of Sex website: “The Political Erasure of… Read More →

Joint Statement on the UK Government’s responsibility to uphold women’s sex-based rights

We welcome this week’s announcement by the Minister for Women and Equalities. We are pleased that she has struck a balance between improving the process for obtaining a Gender Recognition… Read More →

Making policies Equality Act compliant: Audrey Ludwig

Audrey Ludwig is a practising discrimination solicitor. Introduction This blog is loosely based on the talk I gave, with Julian Norman, at the WPUK Women’s Liberation Conference in February 2020.… Read More →

Standing on the shoulders of giantesses: working-class women suffragettes: Louise Raw

Louise Raw is a writer and historian with a particular interest in the less-told stories of British history: of women, the working class and BME people.   The Suffrage movement… Read More →