1. European Institute of Gender Equality. 2020. "Gender Statistics Database." European Institute for Gender Equality. Accessed February 17. https://eige.europa.eu/gender-statistics/dgs.
2. UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women. 2019. "Concluding Observations on the Eighth Periodic Report of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland." United Nations. https://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/15/treatybodyexternal/Download.aspx?symbolno=CEDAW/C/GBR/CO/8&Lang=En .
3. A Technical Guide to Statistics on Women and the CJS (publishing.service.gov.uk) (see pages 9 to 11).
7. For example the Office for National Statistics, World Health Organisation, the Royal Statistical Society, and the USA Federal Interagency Working Group on Improving Measurement of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Federal Surveys .
10. For example the World Health Organisation, the Royal Statistical Society, and the USA Federal Interagency Working Group on Improving Measurement of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Federal Surveys .
15. "How do we do a DPIA?" https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-data-protection/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/data-protection-impact-assessments-dpias/how-do-we-do-a-dpia/#how10
20. In proposing a voluntary sex question (i.e. one that gives the option of 'prefer not to say') that asks whether someone is male or female, I acknowledge that this is different to the approach taken for Scotland's Census 2022, which will ask a mandatory binary sex question underpinned by legislation . Most surveys and data collection are not compulsory, though response for this question is typically very high. This recommendation was based on extensive testing and feedback from stakeholders
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