Compass: the Gendered Cost of Brexit

In August 2016, Compass published an article on the gendered cost of Brexit.

Written by Malene Bratlie, BA Sociology student at the University of Greenwich, the article highlights the role of the European Court of Justice in making the EU more equal.

Bratlie also makes reference to a National Institute for Economic and Social Research report (pdf), who conclude that post-Brexit welfare cuts would hit low-income households the hardest. This will particularly affect lone parent families with two children – and 90% of lone parents are women.

Read the full article.