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Role of Women in Decision Making: In 8 years, 5% increase in the proportion of Pakistanis who believe women opinion should be considered while making decisions about land/ property.

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According to a Gallup & Gilani Pakistan National Survey conducted in the year 2009 (8 years ago) respondents were asked, “Do you think women should be involved in making decisions about land/ property or not?” In response to this question, 55% said that women should be involved in making decisions about land/ property, while 45% said otherwise.

Comparative Picture: The question was asked again in 2017 to enable a concrete comparison. In 2017, 60% said that women should be involved in making decisions about land/ property, while 39% said otherwise and 1% did not wish to respond.

According to public opinion, there has been a 5% increase in the proportion of Pakistanis who believe women should be involved in making decisions about land/ property and a 6% decrease in the proportion of Pakistanis who believe women should not be involved in making decisions about land/ property.

This press release has been made as part of the Gallup Pakistan History Project which aims to release historical empirical polling data to wider audiences. The objective is to sustain and encourage empirical decision making in Pakistan.

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