Brexit Law NI blog: Women’s Rights and Brexit

‘Women are bearing the brunt of socio economic cuts in all their forms’, writes  Emma Patterson-Bennett in a Brexit LawNI Project blog on Brexit and women.

The article says that women have been impacted more than men with the changes to socio-economic conditions such as welfare, austerity and cuts to public spending in Northern Ireland over the last number of years.

It discusses Brexit and women in relation to their socio-economic rights, human rights and equality, in particular in reference to:

  • Universal Credit
  • Bedroom tax
  • Child tax credits
  • The Good Friday Agreement

Read the blog in full.

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