GIRL GUIDES & GIRL SCOUTS
The Body Image Poll
3 questions polled on this topic
66% response rate
5,289 responded out of 7,991 polled
Feb 15. 2019
What is the biggest body image problem for girls?
Feb 15. 2019
Other big issues
Feb 15. 2019
What can we can do to fix this?

POLL RESULTS

FEB 15. 2019
What is the biggest body image problem for girls?
5,289 responded out of 7,991 polled
Female
26%
Unattainable beauty standards
 
Unattainable beauty standards
17%
Skin bleaching
 
Skin bleaching
23%
Bullied if not 'beautiful'
 
Bullied if not 'beautiful'
6%
Diet pills
 
Diet pills
27%
Pressure from social media
 
Pressure from social media

Male
25%
Unattainable beauty standards
 
Unattainable beauty standards
28%
Skin bleaching
 
Skin bleaching
17%
Bullied if not 'beautiful'
 
Bullied if not 'beautiful'
6%
Diet pills
 
Diet pills
24%
Pressure from social media
 
Pressure from social media
0-14
12%
Unattainable beauty standards
 
Unattainable beauty standards
12%
Skin bleaching
 
Skin bleaching
42%
Bullied if not 'beautiful'
 
Bullied if not 'beautiful'
8%
Diet pills
 
Diet pills
25%
Pressure from social media
 
Pressure from social media

15-19
27%
Unattainable beauty standards
 
Unattainable beauty standards
15%
Skin bleaching
 
Skin bleaching
27%
Bullied if not 'beautiful'
 
Bullied if not 'beautiful'
5%
Diet pills
 
Diet pills
25%
Pressure from social media
 
Pressure from social media

20-24
23%
Unattainable beauty standards
 
Unattainable beauty standards
26%
Skin bleaching
 
Skin bleaching
20%
Bullied if not 'beautiful'
 
Bullied if not 'beautiful'
7%
Diet pills
 
Diet pills
24%
Pressure from social media
 
Pressure from social media

25-30
26%
Unattainable beauty standards
 
Unattainable beauty standards
27%
Skin bleaching
 
Skin bleaching
15%
Bullied if not 'beautiful'
 
Bullied if not 'beautiful'
7%
Diet pills
 
Diet pills
25%
Pressure from social media
 
Pressure from social media

31-34
26%
Unattainable beauty standards
 
Unattainable beauty standards
25%
Skin bleaching
 
Skin bleaching
12%
Bullied if not 'beautiful'
 
Bullied if not 'beautiful'
13%
Diet pills
 
Diet pills
23%
Pressure from social media
 
Pressure from social media

35+
29%
Unattainable beauty standards
 
Unattainable beauty standards
17%
Skin bleaching
 
Skin bleaching
15%
Bullied if not 'beautiful'
 
Bullied if not 'beautiful'
10%
Diet pills
 
Diet pills
30%
Pressure from social media
 
Pressure from social media
27%
Unattainable beauty standards
 
Unattainable beauty standards
23%
Skin bleaching
 
Skin bleaching
20%
Bullied if not 'beautiful'
 
Bullied if not 'beautiful'
7%
Diet pills
 
Diet pills
24%
Pressure from social media
 
Pressure from social media
FEB 15. 2019
Other big issues
512 responded out of 682 polled
girls
la
de
body
من
don
les
beauty
people
problem
que
se
society
know
le
self
لا
en
fat
like
problems
skin
يوجد
beautiful
face
image
live
manque
كل
des
look
ok
pressure
social
think
un
في
always
can
con
el
esteem
family
filles
low
one
others
si
tell
way
FEB 15. 2019
What can we can do to fix this?
5,071 responded out of 5,801 polled
Female
22%
Media & industries more responsible
 
Media & industries more responsible
56%
Provide body confidence training
 
Provide body confidence training
16%
Raise awareness
 
Raise awareness
6%
Regulate online content
 
Regulate online content

Male
19%
Media & industries more responsible
 
Media & industries more responsible
46%
Provide body confidence training
 
Provide body confidence training
27%
Raise awareness
 
Raise awareness
8%
Regulate online content
 
Regulate online content
0-14
50%
Media & industries more responsible
 
Media & industries more responsible
35%
Provide body confidence training
 
Provide body confidence training
5%
Raise awareness
 
Raise awareness
10%
Regulate online content
 
Regulate online content

15-19
22%
Media & industries more responsible
 
Media & industries more responsible
52%
Provide body confidence training
 
Provide body confidence training
18%
Raise awareness
 
Raise awareness
8%
Regulate online content
 
Regulate online content

20-24
19%
Media & industries more responsible
 
Media & industries more responsible
52%
Provide body confidence training
 
Provide body confidence training
23%
Raise awareness
 
Raise awareness
6%
Regulate online content
 
Regulate online content

25-30
19%
Media & industries more responsible
 
Media & industries more responsible
51%
Provide body confidence training
 
Provide body confidence training
23%
Raise awareness
 
Raise awareness
7%
Regulate online content
 
Regulate online content

31-34
23%
Media & industries more responsible
 
Media & industries more responsible
42%
Provide body confidence training
 
Provide body confidence training
27%
Raise awareness
 
Raise awareness
8%
Regulate online content
 
Regulate online content

35+
17%
Media & industries more responsible
 
Media & industries more responsible
48%
Provide body confidence training
 
Provide body confidence training
26%
Raise awareness
 
Raise awareness
9%
Regulate online content
 
Regulate online content
21%
Media & industries more responsible
 
Media & industries more responsible
50%
Provide body confidence training
 
Provide body confidence training
21%
Raise awareness
 
Raise awareness
8%
Regulate online content
 
Regulate online content

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