3 in 5 (60%) respondents of a global survey opine that gender equality has been achieved at work. A greater proportion of Pakistanis (70%) express similar views (Gallup & WIN World Survey 2019)
Islamabad, 10th March, 2020
According to a WIN World Survey, 60% respondents over the world say that gender equality at work has definitely or to some extent been achieved in their country.
This is a series of polls being released in honor of International Women’s Day, celebrated on the 8th of March every year.
A sample of 29,274 men and women from 40 countries across the globe was asked, “Would you say gender equality has been definitely/to some extent/not really/not at all achieved in your country at work?” 60% of respondents in participating countries say that gender equality at work has definitely or to some extent been achieved in their country, while 35% say that it has not really, or not at all been achieved. 5% did not know or did not respond. Globally, the net index for gender equality at work is 25%.
Results for Pakistan: Pakistanis more optimistic about workplace gender equality
A greater proportion of Pakistanis (70%) say that gender equality is definitely or to some extent achieved, while 29% disagreed. Net index* (% Definitely achieved + To some extent achieved) – (% Not really achieved + Not at all achieved) for Pakistan is 41%.
Global Gender breakdown: Males feel more positive about gender equality at work
Analysis on the basis of gender shows that 65% males, and 56% females were of the opinion that gender equality at work has been achieved.
Country wise Analysis: Vietnam ranks the highest for workplace gender equality
Of the 40 countries surveyed, 35 have a positive net index for gender equality work. Vietnam ranks the highest with a net index of 70%, followed by Philippines at 67%. In contrast, France has a net index of -28%, and Japan the lowest at -32%.