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.
We want a UK where hardworking LGBT+ Brits do not find their existing rights diluted, or fall behind European workers in the future.
This is a statement is from the May 2018 briefing on Brexit and LGBT+ rights by the Trade Union Congress (TUC).
The House of Commons Library have published a May 2018 briefing paper, which provides links to a selection of debates that have referenced Brexit in the title or during a debate in 2018.
The Government Equalities Office have published its 8th report to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (pdf), in April 2018.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have published their business plan 2018/19 (PDF), in March 2018.
This plan outlines the priorities for their work in the coming year.
‘EU and EEA migrants living in Northern Ireland are facing high levels of fear and uncertainty around their status and rights in the aftermath of Brexit’.
This is according to the January 2018 report (pdf) from the Human Rights Consortium on the human rights implications of Brexit in Northern Ireland.
Britain and the European Union’s negotiators have published a December 2017 progress report on Brexit.
Every year hundreds of thousands of people in the UK are attacked and harassed because they are seen as different, says a June 2017 Amnesty International briefing. And the response from authorities is inadequate.
The European Commission published a report, ‘The Business Case for Diversity in the Workplace: sexual orientation and gender identity – Report on good practices’, in October 2016.