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.
Young women living in London face a triple threat of disadvantage, they are more likely to have lost their job, be shouldering unpaid work and experiencing mental ill health.
A pre-budget briefing from Young Women's Trust and UK Women's Budget Group, released in March 2020.
Designed, conducted and analysed by young women peer researchers currently in unpaid work, our research offers an insight into the unpaid work that young women do.
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.
Young single people are not entitled to the same rate of housing welfare in the private rental sector as those over 35.
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.
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.