Trans charity Mermaids investigated over ‘breast binders given to children’

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Trans charity Mermaids is being investigated after it reportedly offered chest binders to teenage girls against their parents' wishes. Concerns have been raised about its "approach to safeguarding young people", a spokeswoman for the Charity Commission said. Mermaids supports transgender children and young people up to the age of 25. Charity said it would respond in "due course" to the Charity Commission's concerns.
Published 2 months ago · London, United Kingdom

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