SOCIAL POLICY
UN Women economic empowerment poll
5 questions polled on this topic
27% response rate
6,489 responded out of 24,143 polled
Jun 28. 2016
Do men and women earn the same amount of money for doing the same work
Jun 28. 2016
The biggest barriers for women today to work or earn money
Jun 28. 2016
What governments should focus on to help women
Jun 28. 2016
Open ended biggest barrier for women today to earn money
Jun 28. 2016
Open ended what should government be focusing on

POLL RESULTS

JUN 28. 2016
Do men and women earn the same amount of money for doing the same work
6,489 responded out of 24,143 polled
Female
22%
No
 
No
78%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
22%
No
 
No
78%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
no
 
no
0%
yes
 
yes

15-19
22%
no
 
no
78%
yes
 
yes

20-24
23%
no
 
no
77%
yes
 
yes

25-30
23%
no
 
no
77%
yes
 
yes

31-34
19%
no
 
no
81%
yes
 
yes

35+
18%
no
 
no
82%
yes
 
yes
22%
No
 
No
78%
Yes
 
Yes
JUN 28. 2016
The biggest barriers for women today to work or earn money
5,149 responded out of 6,489 polled
Female
4%
Your own
 
Your own
3%
Lack of connectivity
 
Lack of connectivity
18%
Traditional views of women
 
Traditional views of women
8%
Lack of skills
 
Lack of skills
37%
Family Resposibilities
 
Family Resposibilities
12%
Legal obstacles
 
Legal obstacles
17%
Fear of Violence
 
Fear of Violence

Male
5%
Your own
 
Your own
2%
Lack of connectivity
 
Lack of connectivity
21%
Traditional views of women
 
Traditional views of women
10%
Lack of skills
 
Lack of skills
37%
Family Resposibilities
 
Family Resposibilities
11%
Legal obstacles
 
Legal obstacles
13%
Fear of Violence
 
Fear of Violence
0-14
0%
your own
 
your own
0%
lack of connectivity
 
lack of connectivity
0%
traditional views of women
 
traditional views of women
0%
lack of skills
 
lack of skills
0%
family resposibilities
 
family resposibilities
0%
legal obstacles
 
legal obstacles
0%
fear of violence
 
fear of violence

15-19
5%
your own
 
your own
3%
lack of connectivity
 
lack of connectivity
18%
traditional views of women
 
traditional views of women
9%
lack of skills
 
lack of skills
38%
family resposibilities
 
family resposibilities
11%
legal obstacles
 
legal obstacles
15%
fear of violence
 
fear of violence

20-24
5%
your own
 
your own
3%
lack of connectivity
 
lack of connectivity
22%
traditional views of women
 
traditional views of women
10%
lack of skills
 
lack of skills
35%
family resposibilities
 
family resposibilities
11%
legal obstacles
 
legal obstacles
15%
fear of violence
 
fear of violence

25-30
5%
your own
 
your own
3%
lack of connectivity
 
lack of connectivity
21%
traditional views of women
 
traditional views of women
8%
lack of skills
 
lack of skills
39%
family resposibilities
 
family resposibilities
11%
legal obstacles
 
legal obstacles
13%
fear of violence
 
fear of violence

31-34
5%
your own
 
your own
3%
lack of connectivity
 
lack of connectivity
22%
traditional views of women
 
traditional views of women
8%
lack of skills
 
lack of skills
39%
family resposibilities
 
family resposibilities
9%
legal obstacles
 
legal obstacles
15%
fear of violence
 
fear of violence

35+
3%
your own
 
your own
3%
lack of connectivity
 
lack of connectivity
18%
traditional views of women
 
traditional views of women
8%
lack of skills
 
lack of skills
38%
family resposibilities
 
family resposibilities
12%
legal obstacles
 
legal obstacles
18%
fear of violence
 
fear of violence
4%
Your own
 
Your own
3%
Lack of connectivity
 
Lack of connectivity
19%
Traditional views of women
 
Traditional views of women
9%
Lack of skills
 
Lack of skills
38%
Family Resposibilities
 
Family Resposibilities
12%
Legal obstacles
 
Legal obstacles
15%
Fear of Violence
 
Fear of Violence
JUN 28. 2016
What governments should focus on to help women
4,624 responded out of 5,120 polled
Female
3%
Your own
 
Your own
15%
Women's groups
 
Women's groups
4%
Access to banking
 
Access to banking
11%
Maternity Pay & Childcare
 
Maternity Pay & Childcare
6%
Family Planning & Contraception
 
Family Planning & Contraception
15%
Women rolemodels
 
Women rolemodels
47%
Good education
 
Good education

Male
4%
Your own
 
Your own
11%
Women's groups
 
Women's groups
4%
Access to banking
 
Access to banking
10%
Maternity Pay & Childcare
 
Maternity Pay & Childcare
7%
Family Planning & Contraception
 
Family Planning & Contraception
16%
Women rolemodels
 
Women rolemodels
49%
Good education
 
Good education
0-14
0%
your own
 
your own
0%
women's groups
 
women's groups
0%
access to banking
 
access to banking
0%
maternity pay & childcare
 
maternity pay & childcare
0%
family planning & contraception
 
family planning & contraception
0%
women rolemodels
 
women rolemodels
0%
good education
 
good education

15-19
4%
your own
 
your own
12%
women's groups
 
women's groups
4%
access to banking
 
access to banking
11%
maternity pay & childcare
 
maternity pay & childcare
7%
family planning & contraception
 
family planning & contraception
14%
women rolemodels
 
women rolemodels
48%
good education
 
good education

20-24
5%
your own
 
your own
14%
women's groups
 
women's groups
4%
access to banking
 
access to banking
10%
maternity pay & childcare
 
maternity pay & childcare
5%
family planning & contraception
 
family planning & contraception
14%
women rolemodels
 
women rolemodels
47%
good education
 
good education

25-30
4%
your own
 
your own
15%
women's groups
 
women's groups
4%
access to banking
 
access to banking
11%
maternity pay & childcare
 
maternity pay & childcare
5%
family planning & contraception
 
family planning & contraception
14%
women rolemodels
 
women rolemodels
46%
good education
 
good education

31-34
3%
your own
 
your own
9%
women's groups
 
women's groups
5%
access to banking
 
access to banking
11%
maternity pay & childcare
 
maternity pay & childcare
7%
family planning & contraception
 
family planning & contraception
20%
women rolemodels
 
women rolemodels
43%
good education
 
good education

35+
2%
your own
 
your own
8%
women's groups
 
women's groups
5%
access to banking
 
access to banking
8%
maternity pay & childcare
 
maternity pay & childcare
5%
family planning & contraception
 
family planning & contraception
19%
women rolemodels
 
women rolemodels
52%
good education
 
good education
4%
Your own
 
Your own
12%
Women's groups
 
Women's groups
4%
Access to banking
 
Access to banking
10%
Maternity Pay & Childcare
 
Maternity Pay & Childcare
6%
Family Planning & Contraception
 
Family Planning & Contraception
16%
Women rolemodels
 
Women rolemodels
48%
Good education
 
Good education
JUN 28. 2016
Open ended biggest barrier for women today to earn money
200 responded out of 229 polled
women
lack
men
jobs
money
work
job
self
equal
woman
don
earn
education
family
married
sorry
can
confidence
dont
extra
generally
get
less
like
males
man
much
physical
power
sexual
start
think
yes
beliefs
capital
company
country
demanding
due
eg
empowered
fear
feel
gat
getting
god
husbands
inferiority
know
lazy
JUN 28. 2016
Open ended what should government be focusing on
142 responded out of 165 polled
women
men
education
equal
can
gender
government
jobs
50
woman
employment
equality
get
must
opportunities
skills
also
change
good
groups
male
rights
traditional
work
creating
earn
educate
empowerment
giving
help
looked
money
policies
projects
promote
put
salaries
upon
working
000
already
awareness
better
campaigns
chances
companies
counterparts
create
educating
employed

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