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Emma Mckay

Research Manager at Young Women's Trust.

Emma is Research Manager at Young Women's Trust, a charity 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.

The Way We Talk About 'Economically Inactive' Women Is All Wrong

If someone is economically inactive it means they're not in employment, education or training. They have not been actively seeking work in the last four weeks and they are not able to start work in the next two weeks. Both men and women can be economically inactive, obviously, but here I'm going to talk about women.
03/06/2016 19:08 BST