WE MUST DO BETTER FOR OUR TRANS AND GENDER DIVERSE CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

COMMISSIONER FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE HELEN CONNOLLY, HAS TODAY LAUNCHED HER FIRST PORT OF CALL REPORT. THE REPORT FOLLOWS CONSULTATIONS WITH TRANS AND GENDER DIVERSE CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE, THEIR FAMILIES, ADVOCATES AND THERAPISTS. THE REPORT OUTLINES FOUR RECOMMENDATIONS TO GOVERNMENT INCLUDING PROVIDING MORE VISIBILITY FOR TRANS AND GENDER DIVERSE CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE, BETTER TRAINING AND INFORMATION FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS AND MORE GENDER-AFFIRMING SERVICES OVERALL. 
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