160908-heaviest-cutsNot only has the Conservative Government’s new policy of rationing services hit the poor – it has hit poor women harder than men (and disabled poor women hardest of all).

So not only is this rationing a way of harming the most vulnerably, it is also sexist and ablist.

Ask your Tory candidate about it next time there’s an election and see who they blame.

Tax and benefit changes since 2010 have increased equality gap

Women will have shouldered 85% of the burden of the government’s changes to the tax and benefits system by 2020, according to figures published ahead of next week’s autumn statement.

Source: Austerity effect hits women ‘twice as hard as it does men’ | Society | The Guardian

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