Frequent job loss. Of all the people in employment at the start of the first confinement, 33% of women no longer had a job two months later, against 25% of men.
Structural precariousness. “Women represent 70% of the working poor, hold 82% of part-time jobs and 62% of unskilled jobs”, noted the Economic, Social and Environmental Council in its report “Health crisis and gender inequalities”, and March.
Increase in family expenses. According to a study by Unaf, 55% of families suffered an increase in their expenses during the confinement of 2020, of 200 € per month on average.