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56% Pakistanis opine that Pakistani culture and religion allows women to work as equally as men: Survey

Islamabad, June 19, 2018 (PPI-OT): According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup and Gilani Pakistan, more than half Pakistanis (56%) opine that Pakistani culture and religion allows women to work as equally as men.

A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked, “To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement: Our culture and religion allows women to work as equally as men.” In response to this question, 24% said strongly agree, 32% said somewhat agree, 20% said neither agree nor disagree, 16% said somewhat disagree and 5% said strongly disagree. 3% did not know or did not wish to respond.

Question: “To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statement: Our culture and religion allows women to work as equally as men.”

The study was released by Gilani Research Foundation and carried out by Gallup and Gilani Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International. The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 1607 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, April 30 – May 7, 2018. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.

For more information, contact:
Group Manager
Gilani Research Foundation
Islamabad
Tel: +92-51-2655630
E-mail: fatima.idrees@gilanifoundation.com