Fawcett Society: What Brexit means for Women’s Rights

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‘In voting Leave, it is clear that Britain voted to ‘take back control’. But following the vote, there is now an opportunity for the government to give women greater control over their own lives.’

In this July 2016 article for Politics.co.uk, Sam Smethers, Chief Executive  of the Fawcett Society, argues that Brexit must not equate to a rollback of women’s rights.
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Womankind: Brexit and Women’s rights – What Does it All Mean?

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Womankind will “will stand in solidarity with women’s movements in the UK, in Europe and across the world to ensure that the rights of all women are protected in the UK’s exit of the European Union.”

In a June 2016 article for Womankind, Lee Webster cautions against a rollback of women’s rights during Brexit.

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