Caroline Criado-Perez

A Pox on the Patriarchy

Women Are Still Being Shut Out By This Blokes’ Brexit

Our voices have been absent from the Brexit debate – so it’s no surprise this deal has nothing in it for women

Brexit has always been a big deal for women. It is women’s working rights, women’s jobs, and the public services that women rely on that have always been most at risk from leaving the EU. And yet women’s voices have been largely absent from the debate.

Only one woman was sent to Brussels as part of the UK’s negotiating team. The Department for Exiting the EU is 62% male and in Commons debates on the EU, nearly 90% of speaking time was taken up by men, even though 32% of MPs are women.

It should come as no surprise, then, that this latest deal has nothing in it for women.

Continue reading this article at the Huffington Post



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