According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 54% of Pakistanis think a woman can be head of state.
A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked.Some people are of the opinion that a woman cannot be head of state, while some people say if the woman is qualified and popular then she can be head of state. What is your opinion on this? Responding to this, 54% said a woman can be head of state and 38% said a woman cannot be head of state. However, 8% did not give a response.