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22 Jun, 2018

Celebrating 15 years of the Hague Adoption Convention in the UK

Celebrating 15 years of the Hague Adoption Convention in the UK

On 1 June 2003, the Convention on the Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption (1993 Hague Convention) came into force in the UK. The purpose of the Convention is to regulate cross-border adoption. Signatory countries must have safeguarding measures in place to ensure that intercountry adoptions protect the best interests of the child and there is regulation to prevent the abduction, sale or traffic in children. For a list of signatory countries, click on th...

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21 Jun, 2018

Should transgender parents be free to choose how they are recorded on their children’s birth certificates?  The UK High Court is asked to decide

Should transgender parents be free to choose how they are recorded on their children’s birth certificates? The UK High Court is asked to decide

A transgender man who has given birth in the UK, has taken an important case to challenge UK law, arguing that the requirement for him to register as his baby’s ‘mother’ on the birth certificate is incompatible with his Article 8 human right to respect for private and family life. The man was biologically able to conceive and give birth, but had been granted a Gender Recognition Certificate to reflect his true gender and so was legally a man when his child was born. He did not wish to be regi...

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