Over 2 in 3 (72%) respondents of a global survey opine that gender equality has been achieved at home. Nearly equal proportion of Pakistanis share the view (Gallup & WIN World Survey 2019)
Islamabad, 12 March, 2020
According to a WIN World Survey, 72% respondents over the world say that gender equality at home 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 29,368 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 home?” 72% of respondents in participating countries say that gender equality at home has definitely or to some extent been achieved in their country, while 24% say that it has not really, or not at all been achieved. 4% did not know or did not respond. Globally, the net index for gender equality at home is 48%.
Results for Pakistan similar to rest of the world:
Respondents from Pakistan had similar views, with 75% saying gender equality is definitely or to some achieved, while 24% disagreed. Net index (% Definitely achieved + To some extent achieved) – (% Not really achieved + Not at all achieved) for Pakistan is 51%.
Global gender breakdown:
Analysis on the basis of gender shows that 75% males, and 70% females were of the opinion that gender equality at home has been achieved.
Country wise Analysis: Philippines ranks the highest
Of the 40 countries surveyed, all except Japan have a positive net index for gender equality at home. Philippines ranks the highest with a net index of 81%, followed by Vietnam at 79%. In contrast, Japan has the lowest index at -9%.