Women are more likely to live in poverty

Women are at greater risk of falling into poverty than men and in many cases it is their income that decides if a family lives in poverty or not.

Taking action to raise women’s incomes, increase their engagement with the labour market and tackle issues of occupational segregation will have a significant impact on poverty levels overall.

Briefing Paper: Universal Credit
1st Aug 2018

This paper sets out our key concerns about the impact of Universal Credit on women.

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