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A welcome result for trans equality in law in Northern Ireland

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TransgenderNI is pleased to see today’s news from Ava Moore and the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland that Debenhams has settled a case on sex discrimination in recruitment. Trans people are covered under the Sex Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 1976, meaning that discrimination against an individual on the basis of their trans status may be […]

Healthcare

TransgenderNI’s response to the public consultation abortion services in Northern Ireland

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We welcomed the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act 2019 being passed earlier this year, mandating the UK Government to provide access to abortion services in line with the UN CEDAW Committee’s recommendations in Northern Ireland by 31st March 2020. This legislation decriminalised abortion, repealing Sections 58 and 59 of the Offences Against the Person […]

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Accessing PrEP in Northern Ireland

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We’re pleased to welcome the new provision of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) to people at risk of acquiring HIV in Northern Ireland through local GUM clinics across the 5 Health & Social Care Trust areas. The HIV Prevention / Risk Reduction Clinic will operate several times per week through the Belfast area GUM clinic at the […]