The Trade Union Council released a press release on 13 July 2016 following polling they had conducted on voters’ opinions on Brexit. The poll showed that both Remain and Leave voters supporting maintaining vital rights like maternity leave (73% of Remain and 69% of Leave voters) and maintaining protection against discrimination at work (80% of Remain voters and 77% of Leave voters).
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.
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.
Brexit is both a negative and positive for women engineers, says Dr Sarah Peers, Vice President of the Women’s Engineering Society, in July 2016.
‘Brexit and potential human rights implications’ by UKREN’s Alan Anstead looks at some of the main human rights implications of the UK government invoking article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty and starting the countdown to leaving the EU.
The Fundamental Rights Agency published their opinions from their 2016 report in June 2016. This short publication condenses FRA’s views on current challenges in the EU fundamental rights field, noting both progress made and persisting obstacles.
‘Creating more Equal Societies – What Works?’ was published by the European Commission in June 2016.
In June 2016, the European Commission published ‘Effective Roma integration measures in the Member States 2016’.
Many organisations condemned the rise in racist incidents that was reported following the EU Referendum on 23 June 2016.
Law Centres Network prepared twelve guides in 2016 on employment, housing, immigration, right to reside, health, social care and other topics. The guides are aimed at EU citizens and others willing to better understand EU rights and entitlements.