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Jan 19, 2016

Essential: R-E-S-P-E-C-T sorely lacking for women in the workplace

Most Australians think women are not as respected in many fields, today's Essential Report has found.

Women are not as well respected as men in many professions, today's Essential Report has found. Those polled said men were more respected in building and construction, the military, politics, sport, finance and banking, law, medicine and journalism. Women are more respected in nursing, according to those polled. The only two professions where half of respondents or more said men and women were respected equally were teaching (50%) and TV presenting (52%). In journalism, 43% said men and women were equally respected, as compared to 37% who said men were more respected and 8% who said the same for women.

For each of the following professions, do you think men are more respected, women are more respected or are both respected equally?

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4 thoughts on “Essential: R-E-S-P-E-C-T sorely lacking for women in the workplace

  1. Dogs breakfast

    “For each of the following professions, do you think men are more respected, women are more respected or are both respected equally?”

    What an arsehat question. Any survey questions that ask people what they think other people think, as this one does, is not worth doing. What’s the point?

    There are no useful insights you can gain from this sort of survey.

  2. Norman Hanscombe

    I don’t think it was a lack of respect for women when most people at the time thought Hopalong Cassidy was a better horse rider than Lois Lane and Lois Lane was a better writer than Hopalong Cassidy.
    But when a modern Cassisdy hops onto her P.C. high horse, logic doesn’t seem to be in the saddle bag, does it.

  3. CML

    51%-49% for the Coalition is hardly a ringing endorsement.
    Some common sense after that ludicrous Morgan poll recently.
    Give the LNP and Talcum enough rope…….????

  4. Mark Stapleton

    Huh? I thought everything was OK in Australia now?

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