Womankind: Brexit and Women’s rights – What Does it All Mean?

Womankind will “will stand in solidarity with women’s movements in the UK, in Europe and across the world to ensure that the rights of all women are protected in the UK’s exit of the European Union.”

In a June 2016 article for Womankind, Lee Webster cautions against a rollback of women’s rights during Brexit.

Webster notes that the EU has frameworks and legislation that protect women living in the UK – from violence in the home, to protect parental leave (for mothers and for fathers), and to protect part-time workers from exploitation, the majority of whom are women.

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