Brazil: most important issues facing women and girls in 2018

Most important issues facing women and girls in Brazil as of 2018

by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 9, 2018
Brazil: most important issues facing women and girls in 2018 The statistic presents the results of a survey conducted in January and February 2018 to find out about the situation of women and gender (in)equality across 27 countries. When asked which were the main issues that women and girls were facing in Brazil, 47 percent of respondents answered sexual violence.
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Most important issues facing women and girls in Brazil as of 2018

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Share of respondents
Sexual violence47%
Sexual harassment38%
Physical violence28%
Domestic abuse19%
Sexualization of women and girls in the media18%
Equal pay17%
Access to education15%
Access to employment15%
Access to healthcare10%
Workplace discrimination9%
Lack of women in leadership roles in business and public life8%
The amount of unpaid work that women do (e.g. cooking, cleaning, childcare)7%
Gender stereotyping7%
Access to childcare6%
Abuse on social media6%
Forced / child marriage5%
Balancing work and caring responsibilities5%
Access to family planning services (e.g. contraception and abortion services)4%
Support for pregnant women and new mothers2%
Parental leave rights1%
Access to sanitary products1%
Share of respondents
Sexual violence47%
Sexual harassment38%
Physical violence28%
Domestic abuse19%
Sexualization of women and girls in the media18%
Equal pay17%
Access to education15%
Access to employment15%
Access to healthcare10%
Workplace discrimination9%
Lack of women in leadership roles in business and public life8%
The amount of unpaid work that women do (e.g. cooking, cleaning, childcare)7%
Gender stereotyping7%
Access to childcare6%
Abuse on social media6%
Forced / child marriage5%
Balancing work and caring responsibilities5%
Access to family planning services (e.g. contraception and abortion services)4%
Support for pregnant women and new mothers2%
Parental leave rights1%
Access to sanitary products1%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 9, 2018
The statistic presents the results of a survey conducted in January and February 2018 to find out about the situation of women and gender (in)equality across 27 countries. When asked which were the main issues that women and girls were facing in Brazil, 47 percent of respondents answered sexual violence.
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