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.
The European Women’s Lobby published a December 2016 report on Brexit and women’s rights.
In August 2016, Compass published an article on the gendered cost of Brexit.
The Women’s Budget Group have collated members’ analysis of Brexit and its potential impact on British women.
The Nobel Women’s Initiative have published a July 2016 article on Brexit – stating that Britain’s decision to withdraw from the European Union could jeopardize the stability of women’s rights in the UK.
Natasha Walter, Director of Women for Refugee Women, writes about the gendered cost of Brexit in July 2016.
In July 2016, Fawcett Society launched the #Faceherfuture campaign which focuses on several key areas of risk for women; such as women’s representation, women’s rights, the economy and women’s safety.