Failing to include women in front-line Brexit discussions jeopardises the quality of negotiations, argues Charlotte O’Brien in a July 2017 article for the Conversation.
Every year hundreds of thousands of people in the UK are attacked and harassed because they are seen as different, says a June 2017 Amnesty International briefing. And the response from authorities is inadequate.
In a June 2017 article for Human Rights Watch, Heather Barr criticises the lack of female voices as UK negotiations with the EU begin.
The Fawcett Society has, with other women’s organisations, issued an open letter to the Prime Minister on abortion rights.
Liz Shannon – our Parliamentary and Policy Advisor – shares the latest update on our Brexit work, including a background briefing.
The Fawcett Society have called for all political parties to advance equality between women and men in their 2017 Manifesto for Women.
The TUC published an analysis of maternity pay in March 2017. Based on research from the International Network on Leave Policies and Research, the TUC found that British mothers get one of the lowest amounts of decently-paid maternity leave in Europe.
In March 2016, The Trade Union Congress (TUC) published a short report on how Britain’s membership of the EU has led to significant improvements in the rights of women at work.
In a March 2017 article for PolicyBristol, Sue Cohen looks at the advancement of women’s rights under EU law – and what the UK must do in order to achieve gender equality.
Richard Corbett (Labour MEP for Yorkshire and Humber) has published a March 2017 article on continuing the fight for gender equality in post-Brexit Britain.