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Total number of Transgender Male to Female in women's prisons at this point in time

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From: Di Landy

Dear Department of Corrections,
1.I am requesting the number of transgender MTF in women's prisons.
2.I would also like to know the nature of their crimes that they are in there for.
Eg. 32 total, 10 violent offending, 10 drugs, 12 fraud.
3.I would also like to request any details in regards to assaults made on other prisoners by these trans identified women. If there are any.
Thank you.

Yours faithfully,
Dianne Landy

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Kia ora,


Thank you for your email of 12 January 2021 requesting various information
relating to transgender male to female persons in women’s prisons.


Please be advised your request has been received, and will be considered
under the Official Information Act 1982.


Please note that our response letter to you (with your personal details
redacted), and any enclosed documents, may be published on Corrections’


Ngâ mihi | Kind regards,

Ministerial Services

Department of Corrections, Ara Poutama Aotearoa

a: National Office, Freyberg Building, 20 Aitken Street, Wellington, 6011

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