Report on ‘Gender variance in the UK’

‘Gender variance in the UK. Prevalence, incidence, growth and geographic distribution’ was published by GIRES – the Gender Identity Research and Education Society – in June 2009.

The aims of the report include improving the evidence base about the likely extent and location of transphobic crime, and alerting providers and commissioners of healthcare to the growing needs among transsexual people for specialised medical services.

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Grandparents Plus report: ‘The Poor Relation?’

In June 2009, Grandparents Plus published ‘The Poor Relation? Grandparental care: where older people’s poverty and child poverty meet’.

This is an interim report from a project funded by the Equality and Human Rights Commission which explores the intersection of older people’s poverty and child poverty around grandparental care, with a particular focus on groups who are already at risk of poverty.

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Migrants’ Rights Network research on ‘Irregular migrants’

‘Irregular migrants: the urgent need for a new approach’, published by the Migrants’ Rights Network, draws together research findings to present concise, evidenced information about pathways to irregularity, the impacts of UK enforcement policy and the available evidence on regularisation programmes.

It was published in June 2009.

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