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Most Poles say women do not suffer discrimination: survey

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Paweł Kononczuk 28.11.2016 16:12
Fifty-seven percent of Poles believe that women are not discriminated against in their country, while 39 percent are of the opposite view, a survey has found.
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More men than women believe than women are not discriminated against in Poland, according to pollster CBOS.

Middle-aged and older women, residents of large cities and those who consider their own financial situation to be poor prevail among those convinced that women are discriminated against in Poland.

On the other end of spectrum were respondents regularly taking part in religious services as well as those declaring right-wing or centrist views.

Women are more critical than men in their assessment of government policies towards women, according to the survey.

The poll also found that 58 percent of Poles are against any initiatives to change the country’s abortion law.

Twenty-seven percent were in favour of relaxing Poland’s abortion law, and only 7 percent believed it should be tightened, according to the survey, which was conducted 4-13 November on a sample of 1,019 respondents. (str/pk)

Source: PAP

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