Gender and child protection

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19 Jul 2021 - Guardian
If you think you’d like to have children with a man who would neither be able to give or help find childcare, have a cold shower and think again, says Louise SummersSo a poll of working mothers “found that three in five expected to find managing...
02 Jul 2015 - Sky News
 Just a third of police cases involving vulnerable British children are being handled to a satisfactory standard, a watchdog says.
23 Feb 2015 -
Bill entitled an Act to provide for certain matters relating to donor-assisted human reproduction and the parentage of children born as a result of donor-assisted human reproduction procedures; to provide for the establishment and maintenance of a...
17 Dec 2014 - Monitor abortions by gender to protect unborn girls, say MPs
It follows an investigation by The Telegraph last year which uncovered evidence of doctors agreeing to remove foetuses simply because they were either male or female. Earl Howe, the health minister, disclosed recently that Government analysis of...
22 Oct 2014 - Newsletter
Party political policy on abortion remains as entrenched as ever in Northern Ireland despite a survey which, it is claimed, shows that the law here is "out of line" with public opinion. In a study carried out for Amnesty International,...
16 Oct 2014 - Children & Young People Now
More than 450 new cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) were identified by hospitals in a single month, statistics have shown. Figures collated by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) show that 467 female patients treated at...
06 Oct 2014 - Daily Express
Harbour primary school in Newhaven, East Sussex, says the unisex lavatories are to minimise "transphobia" – fear of transgender people. The 500-pupil school added yesterday that it was "effectively supporting transgender and gender...
09 May 2012 - Rochdale Observer
A Muslim group said the Rochdale sex grooming scandal has exposed a section of the British Pakistani community who believe 'white teenage girls are worthless and can be abused without a second thought'. Mohammed Shafiq, chief executive of...
04 Nov 2010 - Save the Children
This briefing identifies the different ways in which gender affects children's health and survival, and recommends actions to achieve equitable reductions in child mortality for girls and boys.
10 Mar 2010 - The Irish Independent
A 'One-Stop Shop' providing services to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and other forms of abuse is urgently needed, Justice Minister Dermot Ahern said last night. Speaking at the launch of a five-year government action plan...