LSE Brexit blog: Gender and Brexit – Moving Beyond the EU’s Focus on Women’s Employment Rights

Little or no consideration has been given to the gendered impact of “mainstream” EU policies.

Roberta Guerrina discusses the gender dimension of the Brexit debate in a May 2016 blog for the LSE.

She argues that the gender debate extends beyond women’s equality policies and points out that “gender-neutral” policies, e.g. economic and monetary policy as well as security and defence have unintended gender consequences.

This means that “women’s concerns” will be relegated to the area of social policy and low politics.

Read the blog in full. 

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