UK-EU: Why the EU emergency brake on migrant benefits is sexist


"We should heed warnings from the damage caused by changes already implemented before pressing ahead with economically unnecessary proposals that deepen child poverty and homelessness, and push women over a welfare cliff edge.

The emergency brake on in-work benefits creates a sexually asymmetric concept of free movement: women can only enjoy the rights supposedly afforded to all European citizens so long as their bodies do not betray them."


See the full text: Why the EU emergency brake on migrant benefits is sexist (The Conversation, link)

 

Spotted an error? If you've spotted a problem with this page, just click once to let us know.

Report error