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Women’s Resource Centre report: the Impact of Austerity Measures on Women’s Voluntary and Community Organisations

Date: 11/5/2017
Summary: Support services for women are under threat from an unprecedented level of public spending cuts, with many organisations losing staff, reducing services or closing altogether.

In May 2017, the Women’s Resource Centre published their analysis of the impact of austerity on women’s voluntary and community organisations (pdf) across the UK.


The WRC report gathered evidence to demonstrate how far the cuts have destabilised the women’s voluntary and community sector.

It found that:

Download the full report (pdf).

Source: Equality and Diversity Forum

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