Sex Matters is calling for a full review of the Equal Treatment Bench Book, and for clear language and data about sex throughout the entire justice system.

How can the Equal Treatment Bench Book be made fit for purpose?

The Bench Book is produced by the Judicial College for judges and magistrates in England and Wales as a guide to the needs and characteristics of the diversity of people who may come into contact with the courts. We explain why it’s not fit for purpose, and what needs to change.