Research

Explore our library of research which highlights the barriers that young women face.
To contact our research team email researchcentre@youngwomenstrust.org

Peer research

Young Women’s Missing Data and Voices

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.

Partner research

Young, female and forgotten?

This report from our economic inactivity research project uncovers the reasons why so many young women are economically inactive and recommends new ways to support young women into work.

Research

Worrying times

This 2017 survey shows that while around half of young people are getting by financially, the other half, an estimated 5 million 18 to 30 year olds, are struggling to make ends meet – including 1 million young people who are facing dire financial problems.

Research

No country for young women

Our 2016 Annual report reveals a generation of young people despairing and anxious, many of whose lives are on hold because of serious financial, work and housing problems - with young women hit hardest.