The real cost of an apprenticeship: Are young women paying the price?21 November 2018
This report looks at apprenticeships in the context of the critiques around the Government's reforms and finds some room for optimism, but also significant remaining challenges that hold back too many apprentices, especially young women.
WORKING WELL? YOUNG PEOPLE’S EXPERIENCES OF JOBCENTRE SERVICES26 October 2018
This research explores the role of Jobcentre Plus in the lives of young jobseekers using London as a case study.
It's (still) a rich man's world13 September 2018
Inequality 100 years after votes for women
Work It Out Evaluation 2017/1816 August 2018
Work It Out is a key part of Young Women’s Trust’s work supporting and representing women aged 16-30 struggling to live on low or no pay in England and Wales, and who are at risk of being trapped in poverty. This report includes an overview of service act
PAID LESS WORTH LESS? ACHIEVING EQUAL PAY FOR UNDER-25S5 July 2018
Young Women's Trust believes 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.
Equality at Work? Positive action in gender segregated apprenticeships21 June 2018
Full report - Equality at Work? explores the attitudes towards and the use of positive action aimed at addressing gender inequality in apprenticeships offered in sectors in which women are underrepresented in England.
Equality at work? Positive action in gender segregated apprenticeships21 June 2018
Summary Report - This research explores the attitudes towards and the use of positive action aimed at addressing gender inequality in apprenticeships offered in sectors in which women are underrepresented in England.
All-Party Parliamentary Group on Sex Equality: Invisible Women5 June 2018
This report from the APPG on Sex Equality, supported by Young Women’s Trust and the Fawcett Society, shows that black and ethnic minority women are overlooked by mental health and employment support services, which are failing to meet their needs.
Exploring models for part-time and flexible apprenticeships22 February 2018
This paper from YWT, Trust for London, Timewise and Learning and Work Institute investigates the feasibility and scalability of part-time and flexible models of apprenticeships.
Impact Report 201719 February 2018
2017 was our busiest year yet. Read our impact report.