GIRL GUIDES & GIRL SCOUTS
Self Esteem and Body Image
4 questions polled on this topic
79% response rate
10,579 responded out of 13,395 polled
Jun 12. 2019
Should there be laws or guidelines for promoting beauty standards?
Jun 12. 2019
Which is most harmful to young people’s self-esteem?
Jun 12. 2019
Does images and lifestyles from online and offline media affect your choices?
Jun 12. 2019
Which mediums can play a positive and empowering role in conveying body confidence and self-esteem messages to young people?

POLL RESULTS

JUN 12. 2019
Should there be laws or guidelines for promoting beauty standards?
10,579 responded out of 13,395 polled
Female
15%
No
 
No
26%
Laws
 
Laws
60%
Industry guidelines
 
Industry guidelines

Male
17%
No
 
No
33%
Laws
 
Laws
51%
Industry guidelines
 
Industry guidelines
0-14
29%
No
 
No
27%
Laws
 
Laws
44%
Industry guidelines
 
Industry guidelines

15-19
15%
No
 
No
25%
Laws
 
Laws
60%
Industry guidelines
 
Industry guidelines

20-24
13%
No
 
No
33%
Laws
 
Laws
55%
Industry guidelines
 
Industry guidelines

25-30
12%
No
 
No
34%
Laws
 
Laws
54%
Industry guidelines
 
Industry guidelines

31-34
13%
No
 
No
31%
Laws
 
Laws
56%
Industry guidelines
 
Industry guidelines

35+
10%
No
 
No
35%
Laws
 
Laws
54%
Industry guidelines
 
Industry guidelines
20%
No
 
No
25%
Laws
 
Laws
51%
Industry guidelines
 
Industry guidelines
JUN 12. 2019
Which is most harmful to young people’s self-esteem?
8,086 responded out of 10,579 polled
Female
24%
Thin Models
 
Thin Models
21%
Fitness diets
 
Fitness diets
22%
Lifestyles glamorising plastic surge
 
Lifestyles glamorising plastic surge
16%
Images Photoshopped
 
Images Photoshopped
18%
Lack of diversity
 
Lack of diversity

Male
21%
Thin Models
 
Thin Models
23%
Fitness diets
 
Fitness diets
23%
Lifestyles glamorising plastic surge
 
Lifestyles glamorising plastic surge
18%
Images Photoshopped
 
Images Photoshopped
15%
Lack of diversity
 
Lack of diversity
0-14
26%
Thin Models
 
Thin Models
16%
Fitness diets
 
Fitness diets
38%
Lifestyles glamorising plastic surge
 
Lifestyles glamorising plastic surge
12%
Images Photoshopped
 
Images Photoshopped
8%
Lack of diversity
 
Lack of diversity

15-19
27%
Thin Models
 
Thin Models
19%
Fitness diets
 
Fitness diets
21%
Lifestyles glamorising plastic surge
 
Lifestyles glamorising plastic surge
13%
Images Photoshopped
 
Images Photoshopped
20%
Lack of diversity
 
Lack of diversity

20-24
20%
Thin Models
 
Thin Models
20%
Fitness diets
 
Fitness diets
24%
Lifestyles glamorising plastic surge
 
Lifestyles glamorising plastic surge
17%
Images Photoshopped
 
Images Photoshopped
19%
Lack of diversity
 
Lack of diversity

25-30
20%
Thin Models
 
Thin Models
19%
Fitness diets
 
Fitness diets
24%
Lifestyles glamorising plastic surge
 
Lifestyles glamorising plastic surge
19%
Images Photoshopped
 
Images Photoshopped
18%
Lack of diversity
 
Lack of diversity

31-34
26%
Thin Models
 
Thin Models
22%
Fitness diets
 
Fitness diets
22%
Lifestyles glamorising plastic surge
 
Lifestyles glamorising plastic surge
16%
Images Photoshopped
 
Images Photoshopped
14%
Lack of diversity
 
Lack of diversity

35+
28%
Thin Models
 
Thin Models
23%
Fitness diets
 
Fitness diets
19%
Lifestyles glamorising plastic surge
 
Lifestyles glamorising plastic surge
15%
Images Photoshopped
 
Images Photoshopped
15%
Lack of diversity
 
Lack of diversity
24%
Thin Models
 
Thin Models
23%
Fitness diets
 
Fitness diets
21%
Lifestyles glamorising plastic surge
 
Lifestyles glamorising plastic surge
16%
Images Photoshopped
 
Images Photoshopped
15%
Lack of diversity
 
Lack of diversity
JUN 12. 2019
Does images and lifestyles from online and offline media affect your choices?
8,050 responded out of 8,513 polled
Female
21%
Yes
 
Yes
32%
No
 
No
47%
Sometimes
 
Sometimes

Male
29%
Yes
 
Yes
35%
No
 
No
36%
Sometimes
 
Sometimes
0-14
20%
Yes
 
Yes
50%
No
 
No
30%
Sometimes
 
Sometimes

15-19
20%
Yes
 
Yes
34%
No
 
No
46%
Sometimes
 
Sometimes

20-24
23%
Yes
 
Yes
33%
No
 
No
44%
Sometimes
 
Sometimes

25-30
24%
Yes
 
Yes
35%
No
 
No
41%
Sometimes
 
Sometimes

31-34
20%
Yes
 
Yes
41%
No
 
No
39%
Sometimes
 
Sometimes

35+
14%
Yes
 
Yes
54%
No
 
No
32%
Sometimes
 
Sometimes
25%
Yes
 
Yes
34%
No
 
No
40%
Sometimes
 
Sometimes
JUN 12. 2019
Which mediums can play a positive and empowering role in conveying body confidence and self-esteem messages to young people?
7,701 responded out of 8,050 polled
Female
43%
Social Media
 
Social Media
16%
Youth Groups
 
Youth Groups
12%
School
 
School
14%
Family
 
Family
5%
Advertising
 
Advertising
6%
TV and films
 
TV and films
5%
Fitness centres
 
Fitness centres

Male
38%
Social Media
 
Social Media
16%
Youth Groups
 
Youth Groups
14%
School
 
School
15%
Family
 
Family
4%
Advertising
 
Advertising
7%
TV and films
 
TV and films
6%
Fitness centres
 
Fitness centres
0-14
28%
Social Media
 
Social Media
12%
Youth Groups
 
Youth Groups
14%
School
 
School
30%
Family
 
Family
2%
Advertising
 
Advertising
6%
TV and films
 
TV and films
8%
Fitness centres
 
Fitness centres

15-19
40%
Social Media
 
Social Media
19%
Youth Groups
 
Youth Groups
13%
School
 
School
13%
Family
 
Family
4%
Advertising
 
Advertising
7%
TV and films
 
TV and films
6%
Fitness centres
 
Fitness centres

20-24
43%
Social Media
 
Social Media
16%
Youth Groups
 
Youth Groups
14%
School
 
School
13%
Family
 
Family
5%
Advertising
 
Advertising
6%
TV and films
 
TV and films
5%
Fitness centres
 
Fitness centres

25-30
38%
Social Media
 
Social Media
17%
Youth Groups
 
Youth Groups
9%
School
 
School
18%
Family
 
Family
4%
Advertising
 
Advertising
9%
TV and films
 
TV and films
5%
Fitness centres
 
Fitness centres

31-34
33%
Social Media
 
Social Media
19%
Youth Groups
 
Youth Groups
13%
School
 
School
18%
Family
 
Family
5%
Advertising
 
Advertising
6%
TV and films
 
TV and films
6%
Fitness centres
 
Fitness centres

35+
34%
Social Media
 
Social Media
14%
Youth Groups
 
Youth Groups
12%
School
 
School
26%
Family
 
Family
4%
Advertising
 
Advertising
5%
TV and films
 
TV and films
4%
Fitness centres
 
Fitness centres
37%
Social Media
 
Social Media
17%
Youth Groups
 
Youth Groups
14%
School
 
School
16%
Family
 
Family
4%
Advertising
 
Advertising
7%
TV and films
 
TV and films
5%
Fitness centres
 
Fitness centres

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