The study by the Fawcett Society shows that while unemployment among men has fallen since 2010, the number of women who are unemployed has increased.
It says Government moves to increase employment opportunity in the UK are "leaving out women" as six out of 10 "new" jobs are going to men.
The report blames a variety of factors, including cuts to public sector jobs.
It has found that a third of women in the UK are employed in the public sector, making up 65% of the workforce, so women are likely to make up the majority of those who lose their jobs.
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