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Women at risk because of cuts

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Despite government spin that unemployment is down, figures released this week show that unemployment among women is rising. More than a million are now unemployed.
Issue 2229

Despite government spin that unemployment is down, figures released this week show that unemployment among women is rising. More than a million are now unemployed.

People in part-time work (mainly women) and self-employment also rose, but the majority of people in part-time work want full-time jobs.

Women make up the majority of workers in health, education and social work—all heavily targeted by Tory cuts.

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