VMIAC Policy Position Paper #4: Gender Discrimination and Inequality | The Issues

We have written our Policy Position Paper #4 on Gender Discrimination and Inequality to o eliminate and prevent discrimination and inequality against consumers on the basis of gender and gender identity.

But why is this necessary?

The issues:

Psychiatry has a long history of discrimination against women and gender diverse individuals. Diagnoses such as Borderline Personality Disorder (‘BPD’), Histrionic Personality Disorder (‘HPD’) and Gender Dysphoria are based on outdated, stigmatizing and restrictive attitudes about gender and gender roles.

Read our full position paper and more about the issues here.

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