ONS finds 43% of women aged 16 to 29 years experienced depression in 2021.
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.
This July, Facebook’s policies for addressing hate speech are under increasing global scrutiny as big businesses boycott advertising on the platform.
One in five employers in large firms say workplaces do not take mental health seriously, finds Young Women’s Trust
Young Women’s Trust has found that a quarter of young people feel isolated.