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

Current Project

Current project

This project will explore the ethical, social, and legal issues associated with the care and treatment of children and adolescents in relation to their gender identity.

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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.
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