Decoupling from the EU’s equality framework due to Brexit will harm the pursuit of gender equality in the UK. This is according to a December 2017 article by Colette Fagan and Jill Rubery in Social Policy and Society on gender equality and Brexit.
The European Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has published the results of its second European Union Minorities and Discrimination Survey in December 2017. The report follows up and expands on FRA’s first major EU-wide survey on minorities’ and migrants’ experiences. The survey focuses on discrimination across the EU’s 27 member states and if there has been progress …
“Those dismissing identity politics are in fact asserting white male identity politics.” Sarah Keenan explores issues of class and identity, including ownership and membership of identity. She connects this to viewing Trump and Brexit as manifestations of the social and political worlds that we inhabit Read the November 2017 article by Feminists @ Law in full.
The House of Commons Health Committee launched an inquiry in September 2016 into the impact of Brexit on Health and Social Care. A report was published in April 2017.
Harriet Harman MP, the Chair of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, has written to David Davis seeking urgent answers on human rights questions raised by the EU Withdrawal Bill.
The House of Commons Library have published a November 2017 briefing on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill. It addresses the Charter, general principles of EU law, and ‘Francovich’ damages.
‘Women lose more than men from reforms at every income level,’ says a November 2017 report from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
This report is a summary of the first set of results from their project which looks at the effect of tax, welfare, social security and public spending.
Liberty, Amnesty International UK, the Public Law Project and JUSTICE have issued a joint briefing on the rights implications of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.
The Joint Committee on Human Rights has called for evidence on the human rights implications of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.
“Equality is a right, not a hand-out or a tool for political negotiations.”