Peru: most important issues facing women and girls in 2018

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

by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 9, 2018
Peru: 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 Peru, 67 percent of respondents answered sexual violence.
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Most important issues facing women and girls in Peru as of 2018

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Share of respondents
Sexual violence67%
Sexual harassment58%
Physical violence49%
Sexualization of women and girls in the media20%
Domestic abuse14%
Workplace discrimination10%
Abuse on social media9%
Equal pay8%
Access to education7%
Gender stereotyping7%
Lack of women in leadership roles in business and public life7%
The amount of unpaid work that women do (e.g. cooking, cleaning, childcare)7%
Support for pregnant women and new mothers7%
Access to family planning services (e.g. contraception and abortion services)5%
Access to healthcare3%
Balancing work and caring responsibilities2%
Forced / child marriage2%
Access to childcare2%
Access to employment2%
Parental leave rights1%
Access to sanitary products0%
Share of respondents
Sexual violence67%
Sexual harassment58%
Physical violence49%
Sexualization of women and girls in the media20%
Domestic abuse14%
Workplace discrimination10%
Abuse on social media9%
Equal pay8%
Access to education7%
Gender stereotyping7%
Lack of women in leadership roles in business and public life7%
The amount of unpaid work that women do (e.g. cooking, cleaning, childcare)7%
Support for pregnant women and new mothers7%
Access to family planning services (e.g. contraception and abortion services)5%
Access to healthcare3%
Balancing work and caring responsibilities2%
Forced / child marriage2%
Access to childcare2%
Access to employment2%
Parental leave rights1%
Access to sanitary products0%
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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 Peru, 67 percent of respondents answered sexual violence.
Show more
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