Corporate report

Increasing women’s participation in ESF

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

A report on workshops that looked at ways of increasing the number of women taking part in the European Social Fund (ESF) programme.



The workshops considered ways of increasing the female participation rate from 38% (to 2011) to 51% for the second half of the programme. The report sets out the main findings and lists things that could be done.

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