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.
A year on from the launch of the official EU referendum campaigns, Prof Roberta Guerrina takes a look at the impact of Brexit on gender in the UK.
As uncertainty looms over post-Brexit Britain, the Huffington Post published a March 2017 interview with Sam Smethers, Chief Executive of the Fawcett Society.
In January 2017, the Scottish Women’s Convention (SWC) organised a conference following discussions from women throughout the country, who have expressed concerns about Scotland’s place in the negotiations on the UK leaving.
Equinet, the European Directory of Equality Bodies, produced a perspective ‘Innovating at the Intersections: Equality bodies tackling intersectional discrimination’ in November 2016. This Equinet Perspective aims to set out the contribution of equality bodies to intersectionality issues, as well as suggesting ways forward for further developing this work in the future.