Young Women's Trust is calling on employers to commit to advertising all jobs with salary details, to stop asking applicants about their salary history and to publish their parental leave policies to help close the gender pay gap.
A YouGov survey for Young Women's Trust has revealed that 1 in 5 female HR managers (20%) agreed that women in their organisation are paid less than men for jobs at the same level.
Young Women’s Trust has today launched a new Research Centre for Young Women’s Economic Justice, which will run a training programme to empower young women to become paid peer researchers.
Research by Young Women’s Trust shows a clear picture of young women feeling ignored by politicians and untrusting of the government to respond to the issues they face.
A YouGov survey for Young Women’s Trust has revealed that a third of female HR managers agree that sexist behaviour still exists in their organisation.
A YouGov poll for Young Women’s Trust has revealed that 1 in 10 HR managers say they would be reluctant to hire a woman they thought may go on to start a family.
A new report released from Young Women’s Trust and Surviving Economic Abuse found that 1 in 10 young women, and one third of single mums aged 18 to 30 reported experiencing forms of economic abuse.
One year on from the first Covid-19 lockdown, 86% of young women said they felt that the government response to the pandemic had made things worse for people like them.
A major new report and polling from Young Women’s Trust has found that an estimated 1.5 million young women have lost income since the start of the pandemic and over two thirds (69%) of young women claiming benefits this year say they did so for the very first time.
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.
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.
For many young women who have spent the last four months working from home juggling unpaid care responsibilities and protecting their health, the reports that the Prime Minister will be ordering workers back to the office will be a worrying message.