Huge numbers of financially insecure women

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Huge numbers of financially insecure women

The financial insecurity of millions of women in work has been highlighted by a new joint study by the Living Wage Foundation and the Fawcett Society.

The research shows that of those being paid less than the Living Wage - a third - more than a million women, had no savings at all. It suggests should their bills increase - the first thing to go would be food and heating.

We got the thoughts of the Director of the foundation Tess Lanning and the women's march London organiser Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu, who also founded the Women in Leadership publication

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