Statements and letters

August 2021 - CSW complaint letters

8 July 2021 - letter to the Argentinian UN representative from WHRC Argentina - in Spanish and English

2 July 2021 - statement from WHRC on NGO CSW's "Affirmation of Feminist Principles"

18 June 2021 - statement from WHRC HQ

WHRC is disappointed to see that NGO CSW continues in its inability to prioritise the sex-based rights of women and girls. In a mass email sent out on Thursday 17 June by NGOCSW, the GEF (Generation Equality Forum) Civil Society Advisory Group asks people to sign up to a letter demanding that everybody involved in the GEF makes “intersectionality a core principle of our collective work” and that “women, girls and gender-diverse people” must be centred. WHRC fears that the GEF will be used to promote an agenda that seeks to diminish the sex-based rights of women and girls by insisting that men who claim a female ‘gender identity’ are admitted into the category of women, in direct contradiction to CEDAW principles. Article 1 of the Declaration on Women’s Sex-based Rights, promoted by WHRC, states that the rights of women are based on the category of sex. States, delegates and NGOs must uphold women’s sex-based rights as determined in CEDAW. 

Events

Register for WHRC weekly Feminist Question Time here. Every Saturday from 3-4.30pm UK time.

Research

WHRC UK has published its first piece of research into the provision of single-sex accommodation and same-sex medical practitioners in NHS trusts in England and Wales. Download a copy here.

Consultations

Videos

Websites

European Women's Lobby in Spain on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook

Useful websites on the US 'Equality Act' here and here

Sex Matters - new UK website

Green Feminists Facebook page and mailing list

Gender Identity Challenge from Norway: Gender Identity Challenge

Fair Play For Women

US Equality Act & Women

Women's Space Ireland

Articles, Presentations & Blog posts

Susanne Bischoff's talk on trans and sport from a German perspective July 2021 - in German and English.

Guide to CEDAW - March 2021 - download slides

Women's Rights in Portugal - download slides from Teresa Marques' talk at Feminist Question Time on 13 February 2021

The Power of the Powerless - Maya Forstater blog article

Rosa Borg's talk on the situation in Malta from WHRC webinar (in Italian)

Shining a Light on Stonewall's Activities by Legal Feminist

From Greece - sailing champion shares her experience of sexual assault

Check out the article in the Economist on gender identity: Putting trans women in female prisons sets up a clash of rights

Transpeople grooming young people, acting as "glitter Moms": The Secret Tactics of Glitter Moms: A Tale of Betrayal and Grooming

Link relating to Rosa's answer to a question about schools in Malta: Will children choose their gender now?

Feminist Post: FEMINIST POST Radfem Italia

How can we prove it when the proof is obvious and they do nothing but deny it? The 11th hour Blog Archives

Rich white men institutionalising Transgender ideology by Jennifer Bilek:The Federalist

Leeds Launch of The Declaration of Women’s Sex-based Rights – Speech by Dr Heather Brunskell-Evans
By: Heather Brunskell-Evans

Queer Politics - text of talk by Sheila Jeffreys at WHRC webinar 6 June 2020

Mens's Sexual Rights vs Women's Sex-Based Rights - full text of talk by Sheila Jeffreys 18 April 2020

Pronouns are Rohypnol by Barra Kerr

Fair Play For Women - Pronouns

Interview with Laoise Uí Aodha de Brún: It's easier to change your legal sex than to be Irish....

Books

Gender Hurts
By: Sheila Jeffreys

Female Erasure (the book) :Female Erasure

Lobbying resources

For use by any interested in carrying out lobbying activities:
WHRC letter to the UN, July 2020

Academic Papers