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Gender equality- 10 Questions

What are your views on gender equality?

Which country do you come from?

53% (159) USA
0% (1) Japan
0% (0) China
4% (13) Germany
12% (38) UK
1% (4) France
5% (16) Canada
3% (10) Australia
0% (0) Thailand
0% (2) Sweden
0% (2) Ireland
0% (1) Cuba
0% (1) Turkey
0% (0) Iran
0% (0) Saudi Arabia
0% (0) Indonesia
0% (2) India
0% (0) Pakistan
0% (2) Malaysia
1% (5) Russia
3% (10) Greece
1% (3) Other Asian country
7% (23) Other EU country
0% (2) Other American country
0% (1) Other Arab country
0% (1) Other African country

296 voters have answered this question.

Do you believe there is gender equality in your country?

43% (124) Yes
25% (73) No, current legislation discriminates against women
31% (91) No, current legislation discriminates against men

288 voters have answered this question.

What is your gender?

72% (216) Male
27% (80) Female

296 voters have answered this question.

Do you consider gender equality to be about:

73% (213) Giving equal opportunities to men and women
26% (78) Positive discrimination measures in favor of women

291 voters have answered this question.

Do you support gender equality?

74% (214) Yes
19% (57) No
6% (18) Not sure

289 voters have answered this question.

How would you characterize the feminist movement in your country today? (check all that apply)

15% (42) Indispensable
35% (99) Successful
18% (53) Unaccomplished
30% (85) Over-accomplished
33% (94) Unbearable
18% (52) Indifferent
6% (19) Non-existent

280 voters have answered this question.

Which of the following discriminates against men or violates men's rights? (check all that apply)

67% (176) Divorce settlements
55% (145) Child support
52% (136) Child support without father's consent to the child's birth
58% (152) Sexual harassment laws
44% (116) Exclusion of women from compulsory military service
41% (109) Early retirement for women
46% (122) Imposing quotas for women's participation in the workplace, political representation etc.
60% (159) Child custody practices
37% (98) Criminalizing prostitution between consenting adults
52% (137) All positive discrimination measures in favor of women
52% (136) Men always have to pay

261 voters have answered this question.

Do you believe there is a need for men's rights movement in your country?

25% (74) No
14% (42) No way!
32% (94) Yes
26% (76) Hell yes!

286 voters have answered this question.

How would you characterize Heather Mills? (ex-wife of Sir Paul McCartney, awarded $48 million in divorce settlement after 4 years of marriage)

9% (26) A champion of women's rights
16% (47) A lucky girl
17% (50) The most accomplished worker in the history of the oldest profession.
53% (152) A gold digger
3% (9) A victim

284 voters have answered this question.

How would you characterize Lorena Bobbit? (Ex-wife of John Bobbit. In 1993 Lorena cut off her husband's pennis with a kitchen knife while he was sleeping. In court she claimed that emotional, physical and sexual abuse (rape) from her husband led her to do it. The jury found Lorena "not guilty" due to temporary insanity and ordered a 45 day evaluation at a mental hospital, after which she was released. After the trial she was treated as a heroine by some feminist groups. John was also tried and acquitted of his alleged spousal rape)

14% (40) a heroine
9% (26) a victim
27% (76) a nutcase
49% (139) a criminal who belongs in jail

281 voters have answered this question.

You found this poll to be..

49% (136) Evenly balanced
17% (48) Somewhat biased in favor of women
26% (72) Somewhat biased in favor of men
7% (20) So biased it becomes insulting

276 voters have answered this question.

This poll was created on 2008-03-29 02:37:13 by sakis
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