Just getting by

From the pandemic and into a cost of living crisis. New research shows young women are 'filled with dread' and struggling to make ends meet.

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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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Young women are at the sharp end of the cost of living crisis

The news about the cost of living increases is everywhere right now and many of us are feeling the impact. Our recent survey showed that young women are particularly struggling, as they come out of the pandemic and into this new challenge.  

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I felt sick when I saw my energy bill

Sabrina writes about struggling with utility bills and food shopping and what the government should do to support young women through the cost of living crisis.

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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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New figures show 6 in 10 women who have had abortions were influenced by childcare costs

Young Women’s Trust responds to new figures showing 6 in 10 women who have had abortions were influenced by childcare costs.

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Young Women’s Trust responds to government proposals to reduce nursery staff-to-child ratios in order to cut childcare costs

The government has today announced a consultation on a package of measures to reduce childcare costs and increase availability.

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Last year, we supported 3934 young women through our free Work It Out service

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We provided 8500 free coaching sessions, helping young women build skills and strong mental health