‘While Brexit has always been a divisive issue, the process adopted by the government to leave the EU has made things worse.’ This is from a January 2019 report by Hope not Hate (pdf) on public attitudes around Brexit two years after the referendum. The report draws on polling data, focus groups and constituency estimates …
An intersectional analysis of Brexit suggests that Black British children are the forgotten victims of the decision to leave the EU. Due to the nationality of their primary carer, their rights as British and EU citizens have been pushed aside in the Brexit negotiations by both the European Commission and the UK government.
Professor Iyiola Solanke from the University of Leeds discusses the forgotten Zambrano Families for the Gendering Brexit Blog series.
The House of Lords EU Justice Sub-Committee has exchanged letters, dated December 2018 and January 2019, with the Government about the Political Declaration. The correspondence relates to a change in wording to the Declaration regarding the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).
Date: 1 March 2019
Time: 9:30am – 5pm
Location: Tullyglass House Hotel, Ballymena
Cost: £95 (concessions available)
Do you employ European nationals? Are you worried about the impact of Brexit on your labour force?
Law Centre Network NI invite you to a half-day seminar which will equip employers with an understanding of what Brexit means for their workforce and how they can ensure a smooth transition for their EU employees when the UK leaves the EU on 29 March.
Find out more about the event.
The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission have published their draft Strategic Plan for 2019 – 2022, in January 2019. To help them set their priorities and deliver the best service for everyone in Northern Ireland, they would like to hear from you.
Deadline for submissions is 15 March 2019.
‘This collection examines the opportunities and challenges, rights and wrongs, and prospects and risks of Brexit from the perspectives of gender and sexuality. ’ This is from a January 2019 book on the gendered and queer dimensions of Brexit, co-authored by Dr Moira Dustin, Professor Nuno Ferreira and Professor Susan Millns.
‘The Brexit vote came in part as an outcome of the aforementioned inequalities’, says the December 2018 report (pdf) from the Centre for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS) on Brexit and inequality.
Local specialist women’s organisations provide life-changing services including employment training, psychological and legal support.
This is from the December 2018 report (pdf) from the Women’s Budget Group on the funding landscape of the women’s sector.
‘There is an urgent need of human rights leadership in today’s world’, this is according to the December 2018 report (pdf) from the First Minister’s Advisory Group on Human Rights Leadership.
There is strong evidence that a ‘No Deal’ or ‘Hard’ Brexit would be the most damaging for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, women and those on low incomes with few qualifications.
This is from the November 2018 briefing from Race on the Agenda (ROTA) which looks at the implications of Brexit on BAME communities.