A third of prisons hold at least one transgender inmate, MoJ says – Alltransinfo

A third of prisons hold at least one transgender inmate, MoJ says


More than a third of prisons in England and Wales hold at least one transgender inmate, official statistics have revealed.
Data collected between March and May shows 44 of the 124 public and private jails reported they had one or more transgender prisoners. Fifteen jails had one transgender prisoner, 18 had two to four, and 11 had at least five.
The Ministry of Justice report said there were 139 prisoners living in, or presenting in, a gender different from their sex assigned at birth, and who had had a “local transgender case board”, up from 125 last year.
Read More : https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/nov/30/a-third-of-prisons-hold-at-least-one-transgender-inmate-moj-says

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