UK a long way from transgender equality, MPs say
14 January 2016
From the section UK
Transgender woman Vikki Thompson was found dead in her cell after telling friends she would kill herself if she was sent to a male prison
Transgender people in the UK face “high levels of transphobia” on a daily basis and they have “a long way to go” to achieve equality in the UK, MPs say.
The Commons Women and Equalities Committee urged ministers to draw up a new strategy to tackle discrimination.
The NHS and prison service need urgent reform, its MPs said, …read more
Source:: BBC UK