Young Women's Trust 2022 annual survey reports on the financial and employment experiences of young women and the impact these have on their lives.
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.
We surveyed almost 200 young women to hear what impact coronavirus has had on their work, finances and wellbeing.
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.
An hour’s childcare is, for many, more than an hour’s wages. The system is unaffordable, confusing and inflexible, leaving many mums struggling financially and unable to work.
2 years on from the #MeToo movement, 1 in 4 young women say they would be reluctant to report sexual harassment at work for fear of losing their job.
This report, published on World Mental Health Day 2019, shows a sharp increase in the number of young women worried about their mental health, with more than half saying that sexism is a major problem and work and money worries are making them ill.
This report looks at apprenticeships and finds some room for optimism, but also significant remaining challenges that hold back too many apprentices, especially young women.
The 2018 Young Women's Trust survey finds that the situation facing many young people is deeply troubling.
We believe everyone should be given the same pay for the same jobs, regardless of age. Age should not determine worth and paying a fair wage benefits businesses as well as employees.