"This could lead to vulnerable women being intimidated -- and even attacked"

At least 34 male-born inmates are living as women in four specialist sex offender jails for men – Littlehey, Isle of Wight, Whatton and Stafford;

A further ten prisoners may be housed at sex offender prisons Bure, Rye Hill and Ashfield;

Governors of sex offender prisons say ‘all or most’ of their transgender inmates are seeking to move to women’s jails;

In at least one prison, this group includes a prisoner convicted of multiple, separate rapes.