Women’s probability of being in poverty more than doubles after separation

Our new research suggests that while a break up, on average, reduces men’s disposable household income by 5%, on average women’s household income decreases by almost 30%.

It is important we remove policy hurdles standing in the way of women’s financial independence – and that we also provide sufficient support when their income still falls short of preventing poverty.

Source: Women’s probability of being in poverty more than doubles after separation

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