UK in a Changing Europe article: Brexterity, EUsterity and Child Welfare

The possible costs of Brexit include further austerity and inequality. In turn, austerity has been linked with discrimination against women, equality-stagnation, and violations of children’s rights.

This is according to a June 2016 article on women’s rights and Brexit by Dr Charlotte O’Brien from the University of York.

She argues that neither the leave or remain ‘side’ can take the lawfulness of austerity for granted, which is a burden disproportionately placed on women and children.

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