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Gender Matters in Social Security

Here are some key facts and quotes to show why gender matters in social security.

86% of cuts to social security have come from women's incomes<br/><a href="gallery/gender-matters-social-securit/17/add/#comments">Add comment</a>
Quotes from women at 'Fairer Scotland' consultation when told about proposed changes to Universal Credit payments<br/><a href="gallery/gender-matters-social-securit/18/add/#comments">Add comment</a>
Quote from a woman at the North West Women's Centre<br/><a href="gallery/gender-matters-social-securit/19/add/#comments">Add comment</a>
£4,000 annual loss of income for women lone parents by 2020<br/><a href="gallery/gender-matters-social-securit/20/add/#comments">Add comment</a>
£1.5bn cumulative cuts to maternity benefits<br/><a href="gallery/gender-matters-social-securit/21/add/#comments">Add comment</a>
60% of Scotland's paid workforce living in poverty are women<br/><a href="gallery/gender-matters-social-securit/22/add/#comments">Add comment</a>
66% of Scotland's unpaid carers are women<br/><a href="gallery/gender-matters-social-securit/23/add/#comments">Add comment</a>
Women are twice as dependent on social security as men<br/><a href="gallery/gender-matters-social-securit/24/add/#comments">Add comment</a>
Women are twice as likely to give up paid work to care as men<br/><a href="gallery/gender-matters-social-securit/25/add/#comments">Add comment</a>
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