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Young Women's Trust on Equal Pay Day

If the government is serious about reducing the gender pay gap and levelling up so that young women aren’t left behind, far more needs to be done to target support where it’s most needed.

Press release

More young women going to hospital with coronavirus

Young Women's Trust responds to Prof Calum Semple's appearance on BBC News this morning, where he said that a rise in hospital admissions for coronavirus included women aged 20 to 40, who were at risk of exposure to the virus because of their work in hospitality, care homes or because they were parents of schoolchildren.

Press release

Pandemic exacerbating young women's depression

Before coronavirus, there was already a crisis in mental ill-health among young women, so many of whom face daily discrimination and sexism resulting in financial hardship. So today's statistics are unsurprising given the overwhelming number of young women who have told us during the pandemic that it has exacerbated this situation.

Statement

ONS figures deeply concerning news for young women

Today’s ONS figures showing a slump of nearly a quarter of a million in employment in the UK in the last quarter is deeply concerning news for young women. We know that women and young people have been on the front line of the economic and domestic fall of out this crisis and risk being left behind in its wake.