YWCA (England & Wales) becomes Platform 51

After 155 years The YWCA in England & Wales has recently re-launched itself as Platform 51. The 51 is intended to indicate that women and girls make up 51% of the UK population.

Platform 51 has a number of downloadable resources that may be of interest to GEA members including downloadable info sheets on a range of issues including:

– Apprenticeships

– Body image

– Education, employment and skills for young women.

For the briefing on education and skills see: http://www.platform51.org/downloads/resources/infosheets/P51themesheet_education.pdf

For the briefing on gendered occupation segregation and the gendered pay gap see: http://www.platform51.org/resources/briefings/car_mechanic_or_cleaner

For the Platform 51 response to the Wolf Review of 14-19 Vocational Education see: http://www.platform51.org/downloads/resources/policy/responsetotheWolfreview

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