Brazil: most important issues facing women and girls in 2019

The statistic presents the results of a survey conducted in December 2018 and January 2019 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, 39 percent of respondents answered sexual violence.
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Most important issues facing women and girls in Brazil as of 2019
Share of respondents
Sexual violence39%
Physical violence34%
Sexual harassment 28%
Domestic abuse19%
Equal pay17%
Sexualization of women and girls in the media13%
Access to employment10%
Lack of financial/economic independence8%
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%
Abuse on Social Media7%
Workplace discrimination6%
Balancing work and caring responsibilities5%
Support for pregnant women and new mothers2%
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