The care and treatment of children and adolescents in relation to their gender identity in the UK (2021)

Background Paper

Exploratory project

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The terms of reference for this project are:

  • to examine and consider ethical issues arising in the provision of healthcare for children and adolescents (up to the age of 18) in relation to their gender identity;
  • to contribute information and insight on those ethical issues to policy, parliamentary, professional, and public debates; and
  • to prepare and publish a report which draws conclusions to help guide the development of policy and provision of services in this area.