Women in the Economy – The effects of Brexit

London, 16th November 2016: At a time when the UK’s future relationship with the EU remains uncertain, the potential impact of Brexit on women in the UK is a topical issue. The FES London and the Fabian Women’s Network organised a roundtable joined by a group of esteemed experts to discuss what the British exit from the European Union might mean particularly for women and the ways in which politicians and businesses can safeguard women’s interests in the upcoming negotiations. First of a series of events on women in the modern economy, the event addressed the possible financial implications of Brexit on women, the danger of a diminishing of worker’s and women’s rights after Brexit as well as the role women can and should now play in shaping the Brexit debate.

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