Annual survey 2023

New data released by Young Women’s Trust shows the financial and employment experiences of young women. Young women earn £4,000 on average less a year than young men of the same age. They are facing discrimination at work, being paid less than men for the same work and struggling in the cost-of-living crisis unable to afford the essentials.

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Press release

Workplace discrimination on the rise for young women, warns charity

Increasing numbers of young women are being discriminated against at work according to new research from the charity Young Women’s Trust, with half (50%) saying that they had faced some sort of discrimination, compared to just over two fifths last year (42%). 


Young Women’s Trust responds to the Autumn Statement 2023

Young Women’s Trust responds to the Autumn Statement 2023.