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MAY 12, 2013 - The Guardian

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Government cuts threaten gender equality gains, warns report

Audit says all but richest women doing worse than in 2008, with single mothers and disabled among those bearing brunt of cutsGovernment cuts that disproportionately impact on women are in danger of reversing gains in gender equality, says a report published on Monday.The report, produced by an umbrella organisation representing 42 women's and human rights groups, including Women's Aid and the Fawcett Society, claims some of the most vulnerable women in society – including single mothers, those who are disabled or from minority ethnic groups – are bearing the brunt of government policies.All ... Read More

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