Vietnam leads the world in gender equality at home and at work

Wednesday, 09/03/2022 17:05
According to a survey conducted by the Worldwide Independent Network of Market Research (WIN) on the occasion of International Women's Day, which has just been announced, Vietnam leads in gender equality at home and at work.

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Vietnam ranks first in the world for gender equality at home and at work. (Illustrative photo)

The survey was conducted in 39 countries using face-to-face, telephone or online interviews. More than 33,300 people were interviewed. In Vietnam, the survey was conducted by Indochina Research Company with 601 respondents in 4 big cities of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang and Can Tho.

According to this survey, up to 93% of Vietnamese respondents believe that there is equality between men and women in the family, 84% of Vietnamese respondents believe that there is equality at work. This is also the highest rate among the 39 countries participating in this survey.

The overall results of the survey show that 70% of respondents in 39 countries think that there is equality between the sexes in the family, 60% have similar thoughts about gender equality in the workplace.

The political sector is where women face the most difficulties, with only about half of respondents saying that women and men are treated equally in politics, with only 18% of Japanese respondents saying there is gender equality in politics in Japan. In Vietnam, this rate is 63%. Finland is the country with the highest percentage of people identifying gender equality in politics with 86%.

This year's survey explores for the first time more about job and career opportunities for both sexes. Worldwide, 37% of respondents believe that women have equal opportunities with men when it comes to job search and career development. In Vietnam, this rate is 69%, the second highest in the world after China with 79%. Japan is the country with the lowest rate at 12%./.

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