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Carcinogenics in your cosmetics? Welcome to Brexit Britain

In post-Brexit Britain, the UK will be looking for ways to make its economy more attractive to global organisations. Including by lowering our standards on everything from food to foundation. Caroline Criado Perez’s exclusive scoop warns that the cosmetic industry could be at risk of lowering its standards to include toxic ingredients in our favourite […]

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A Singapore style economy would be bad for the economy- and even worse for women

The Foreign secretary said this week that the UK might try to emulate a Singapore style economy when it leaves the EU. Caroline Criado Perez explains why this would be disastrous not least for women and is yet another Brexit fantasy propagated by a government in crisis. A People’s Vote is the only way forward. […]

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Christmas is only going to get more expensive after Brexit, unless we stay

As families get ready for the festivities of the year, celebrity chef and activist Jack Monroe shares other mums concerns about the price of Christmas. Butter already costs 40p more than it did in 2016 as inflation sores due to Brexit and mums will often absorb this cost. Read Jack’s piece in The Newstatesman.

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Brexit Could Get A People’s Vote, But How Would It Work?

Caroline Criado Perez speaks to Grazia about why women deserve a People’s Vote most of all and how it could happen in practice. As momentum grows, this interview explains why and how Britain could get a final say on our exit from the EU.

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Failing to call a People’s Vote now is a betrayal of democracy

As time ticks towards the 29th March, Brexit looks nothing like what people voted for in 2016, not least for women. Caroline Criado Perez says it is hardly undemocratic to hold another vote, that’s the very essence of democracy. Read the full piece on The Metro.

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Why all feminists should back a second referendum

The 14th December marks the centenary of the first time women went to the ballot box. One hundred years later a People’s Vote is the only way to honour this occasion for women and make sure we get a final say on the decisions that will impact our lives most. Read more from Konnie Huq […]

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We urgently need more a more representative debate on Brexit

The Brexit debate has been dominated by white men, it’s no wonder the economic impact and political ramifications will hit women and especially ethnic minority women the hardest. With just 4% of MPs being BAME women, we urgently need better representation: a People’s Vote is the only way to achieve this. Read more: Galdem. 

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This “Blokes’ Brexit” will increase gender inequality among pensioners

Did you know that women pensioners already receive 40% less pension than men? Brexit threatens to increase inflation and decrease pension contributions making this gap even bigger. For pensioners living abroad, no deal could mean a total freeze of pensions. No one voted for this in 2016. Now that we know, it’s time for a […]

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Campaigner runs women’s Brexit deal referendum workshops in Newstead

Our team travelled to Wakefield, Yorkshire, to talk with local constituents about why Brexit is bad for local women whose rights are protected by the European Union. Caroline Criado Perez met with local women to discuss their concerns and hopes for the future. Read the full story: The Wakefield Express. 

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Brexit will hit women hardest – let us have a say on the deal

Women will be disproportionately impacted by Brexit and have been silenced in the negotiations. It’s time to give women a final say, it’s time for a People’s Vote. Read more: CNN.

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Women are Still being Shut out by this Blokes’ Brexit

Caroline Criado Perez explains that women have been silenced on the Brexit debate and with 77% of NHS staff being women and women being overrepresented in precarious employment, our jobs are most at risk. This Blokes’ Brexit is a disaster for women, and Theresa May continually fails to stand up for women. It’s time to […]

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Lead Letter in the Times: Women Call for a People’s Vote

Activists, public figures and MPs join together to call on the government to consider women: women’s jobs, services and incomes in the Brexit process. A People’s Vote is the only way forward for women. Read the full letter in The Times.

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Men Spoke For 90% Of The Debate On Brexit In Parliament – New Study

Exclusive research from Women for a People’s Vote quantifies just how little women have been represented in the Brexit debate. It’s no wonder Brexit will be bad for women, just another reason why we need a People’s Vote. Find out more: The Huffington Post.

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The failure to represent women’s voices in the Brexit debate is a national scandal. It stops now

On the launch of Women for a People’s Vote, Caroline Criado Perez calls for better representation of women in the Brexit debate and explains the reasons women should call for a People’s Vote. Read the full story on iNews here. 

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“Brexit is a feminist issue:” Caroline Criado Perez Joins the Women for a People’s Vote campaign

In September 2018, Women for a People’s Vote launched their campaign to have women’s voices heard in the Brexit debate. The cross-party event was attended by public figures including Rachel Johnson, Caroline Criado Perez and representatives from the Royal College of nursing and Our Future Our Choice. Read the full piece in Harpers Bizarre here.

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