Young women are more likely to be paid less than the minimum wage. They are more likely to be offered a zero hours contract. Some young women will have to choose between eating and paying for childcare.
- 57% of young women who can’t take up a job say it’s because they can’t afford childcare
- 52% of young women say work has hurt their mental health
- 37% of young women on low or no pay report having depression
We want to unlock young women’s potential and give them a chance to contribute. We want to ensure they have the skills and support to succeed and raise their voices.