There was an increase of 13% in 2022. A official report recommends “to define puberty blockers for minors as experimental treatment”.
Swedish Board of Health warns that “care has been characterised by a lack of knowledge about the results of treatment” and recommends “to be given in the context of research”.
A NHS report warns that the “the clinical approach has not been subjected to some of the normal quality controls”, leaving minors “at considerable risk”.
The Court of Appeal ruled that now doctors will decide if children can be prescribed puberty blockers. Former transgender patient Keira Bell warns about “the significant harm that children are exposed to”.
Women from a wide range of organisations and political views, including an evangelical pastor, explained the dangers of the 'trans draft law' at a round table organised by the Feminist Party.
Minors 'must understand the consequences' before consent to treatment, says a landmark ruling. The country’s only gender clinic for children suspended new referrals for puberty blockers.
“The treatment urgently needs to change, so that it does not put young people on a torturous path that is permanent and life-changing”, former transgender patient and main claimant in the case says.