We are calling on the government to bring back the £20 uplift to Universal Credit

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Young Women's Trust is a feminist organisation working to achieve economic justice for young women. Our Work It Out coaching service supports young women to make plans for the future. We campaign for young women’s equality in the workplace and our research examines what young women’s lives are really like.

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The Universal Credit uplift has helped me afford increasing utility bills

Freya shares with us what the £20 Universal Credit uplift has meant for her and asks you to write to the Chancellor to ask him to stop benefit cuts.


My coach understood my individual journey

Polly shares with us how important coaching was to her at the beginning of the pandemic. She explains how coaching worked for her and how her coach, Yasmin, helped her to see that opportunities will come along.


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Work It Out coaching is a free service which supports you to plan for your future.

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Our Work It Out service offers free personalised support on your CV, cover letter or job application.


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We have made some updates to our Privacy Notice, to make sure that the information reflects the way we process your data. 


Young women set to bear the brunt of difficult winter ahead

We urge the government to reinstate the Universal Credit uplift at the Autumn Budget and not abandon young women at this crucial time.

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In 2020, we supported 3690 young women through our free Work It Out service


We provided 7055 free coaching sessions, helping young women build skills and strong mental health