Haastrup T (2021) Brexit and Covid: Why a feminist recovery from both is vital for Britain – Dr Toni Haastrup. The Scotsman [Newspaper] 12.01.2021. https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/columnists/brexit-and-covid-why-feminist-recovery-both-vital-britain-dr-toni-haastrup-3092569
First paragraph: Evidence is emerging from across the world of Covid-19 deepening pre-existing inequalities by exposing vulnerabilities in social, political and economic systems which are amplifying the impacts of the pandemic.
In Scotland, the unemployment rate has gone up, and is higher for women. The lack of childcare provision that has paralleled the see-saw of lockdowns has seen the burden of care shift mainly to women.
Brexit; COVID; crises; feminist recovery; Scotland;