Brexit attempts to shed minimum standards of justice and equality. This will disproportionately affect access to justice and the rights of women, BAME communities, LGBTQI, those with disabilities, workers and third country nationals. This is according to Dr Kimberley Brayson from the University of Sussex in a May 2018 article for UK in a Changing Europe.
In Theresa May’s first speech as Prime Minster, she proclaimed her Government’s mission was to tackle ‘burning injustices’ in Britain. But preparing for Brexit has dominated Government thinking since then.
This is according to the May 2018 report on ‘burning injustices’ in Britain (pdf), by Bright Blue and Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
In a blog for the University of Sussex European Institute published in July 2017, Anne Wesemann argues that the UK’s offering to EU citizen is far from being the best possible offering.
In a June 2017 position paper, Just Fair and Doctors of the World identify data-sharing between NHS and the Home Office as a threat to patients’ human rights.
Ebony Riddell Bamber, our Research and Impact Director, shares her thoughts from our first seminar on hate crime. Addressing hate crime is one of EDF’s 2016-2017 strategic priorities – get in touch if you’d like to get involved. We held our Hate Crime: Cause & Effect seminar on 12 June, slap-bang in the aftermath of the election …
The UN Human Rights Council’s June 2017 panel discussion raised the issues facing unaccompanied minors – including the need to protect the rights of migrant children in line with the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
FRA’s Fundamental Rights Report 2017 reviews major developments in the field, identifying both achievements and areas of concern.
Leading equality and human rights barristers from Cloisters chambers give a monthly practical insight into key legal developments.
The Women’s Budget Group have collated members’ analysis of Brexit and its potential impact on British women.
Natasha Walter, Director of Women for Refugee Women, writes about the gendered cost of Brexit in July 2016.