Young women's experiences of navigating an inadequate employment opportunities and benefits system.
To understand the extent of the missing data we audited the publicly available official data about young women. This report presents our findings and draws on the voices of our Research Associates collected by focus groups, to explore the harmful impact this has for them.
Our report, Picking up the Pieces found that around 1 in 10 young women reported experiencing forms of economic abuse. This briefing explores the data on economic abuse in more detail and links to support and resources from Surviving Economic Abuse (SEA).
One year since the first lockdown began on 23 March 2020, this new report draws on new research, where we asked young women about their experiences in the last 12 months.
This report highlights that almost 40% of young women struggle to make their cash last until the end of the month and a third of young mums say they are always in debt.
This year we needed to know the impact of the coronavirus pandemic to understand what life is really like for young women in 2020. This research gives a unique insight into the economic, mental, and emotional impact of the coronavirus crisis.
Young women living in London face a triple threat of disadvantage, they are more likely to have lost their job, be shouldering unpaid work and experiencing mental ill health.
We surveyed almost 200 young women to hear what impact coronavirus has had on their work, finances and wellbeing.
A pre-budget briefing from Young Women's Trust and UK Women's Budget Group, released in March 2020.
Designed, conducted and analysed by young women peer researchers currently in unpaid work, our research offers an insight into the unpaid work that young women do.
This study shows a clear link between sexism and young women’s mental ill health including long-term impact, and therefore the urgent need to tackle sexism in all its forms and locations from the earliest point possible.
This research shows that nearly 70% of young women aged 18 to 24 call themselves feminist and say that sexism is a major problem in the UK.