CURRENT POLL IN GIRLS
Barriers for girls and women to get their first job - (Yo! Fest - a youth-led festival bringing young people and decision-makers together)
4 questions polled on this topic
7% response rate
15,713 responded out of 215,735 polled
May 1. 2018
Is it difficult for young women to get into the world of work where you live?
May 1. 2018
What stops/makes it hard for young women to get their first job?
May 1. 2018
Whose responsibility should solving this issue be?
May 1. 2018
What support do young women need to overcome barriers to work?

POLL RESULTS

MAY 1. 2018
Is it difficult for young women to get into the world of work where you live?
15,713 responded out of 215,735 polled
Female
15%
Don't know
 
Don't know
29%
No
 
No
56%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
16%
Don't know
 
Don't know
35%
No
 
No
49%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
33%
don't know
 
don't know
24%
no
 
no
43%
yes
 
yes

15-19
22%
don't know
 
don't know
32%
no
 
no
46%
yes
 
yes

20-24
13%
don't know
 
don't know
33%
no
 
no
54%
yes
 
yes

25-30
10%
don't know
 
don't know
34%
no
 
no
56%
yes
 
yes

31-34
10%
don't know
 
don't know
38%
no
 
no
52%
yes
 
yes

35+
13%
don't know
 
don't know
39%
no
 
no
48%
yes
 
yes
17%
Don't know
 
Don't know
31%
No
 
No
52%
Yes
 
Yes
MAY 1. 2018
What stops/makes it hard for young women to get their first job?
11,705 responded out of 15,743 polled
Female
17%
Girls have less confidence naturally
 
Girls have less confidence naturally
25%
Employers fear pregnancy
 
Employers fear pregnancy
7%
Bad internship upset me
 
Bad internship upset me
24%
Stereotypes
 
Stereotypes
8%
Lack of childcare
 
Lack of childcare
18%
School doesn't prepare girls well
 
School doesn't prepare girls well

Male
21%
Girls have less confidence naturally
 
Girls have less confidence naturally
17%
Employers fear pregnancy
 
Employers fear pregnancy
7%
Bad internship upset me
 
Bad internship upset me
24%
Stereotypes
 
Stereotypes
11%
Lack of childcare
 
Lack of childcare
22%
School doesn't prepare girls well
 
School doesn't prepare girls well
0-14
19%
girls have less confidence naturally
 
girls have less confidence naturally
12%
employers fear pregnancy
 
employers fear pregnancy
11%
bad internship upset me
 
bad internship upset me
18%
stereotypes
 
stereotypes
11%
lack of childcare
 
lack of childcare
30%
school doesn't prepare girls well
 
school doesn't prepare girls well

15-19
19%
girls have less confidence naturally
 
girls have less confidence naturally
18%
employers fear pregnancy
 
employers fear pregnancy
7%
bad internship upset me
 
bad internship upset me
25%
stereotypes
 
stereotypes
9%
lack of childcare
 
lack of childcare
22%
school doesn't prepare girls well
 
school doesn't prepare girls well

20-24
19%
girls have less confidence naturally
 
girls have less confidence naturally
21%
employers fear pregnancy
 
employers fear pregnancy
6%
bad internship upset me
 
bad internship upset me
25%
stereotypes
 
stereotypes
11%
lack of childcare
 
lack of childcare
18%
school doesn't prepare girls well
 
school doesn't prepare girls well

25-30
18%
girls have less confidence naturally
 
girls have less confidence naturally
24%
employers fear pregnancy
 
employers fear pregnancy
6%
bad internship upset me
 
bad internship upset me
22%
stereotypes
 
stereotypes
9%
lack of childcare
 
lack of childcare
20%
school doesn't prepare girls well
 
school doesn't prepare girls well

31-34
17%
girls have less confidence naturally
 
girls have less confidence naturally
26%
employers fear pregnancy
 
employers fear pregnancy
9%
bad internship upset me
 
bad internship upset me
22%
stereotypes
 
stereotypes
8%
lack of childcare
 
lack of childcare
18%
school doesn't prepare girls well
 
school doesn't prepare girls well

35+
17%
girls have less confidence naturally
 
girls have less confidence naturally
25%
employers fear pregnancy
 
employers fear pregnancy
7%
bad internship upset me
 
bad internship upset me
13%
stereotypes
 
stereotypes
11%
lack of childcare
 
lack of childcare
28%
school doesn't prepare girls well
 
school doesn't prepare girls well
19%
Girls have less confidence naturally
 
Girls have less confidence naturally
19%
Employers fear pregnancy
 
Employers fear pregnancy
7%
Bad internship upset me
 
Bad internship upset me
23%
Stereotypes
 
Stereotypes
10%
Lack of childcare
 
Lack of childcare
22%
School doesn't prepare girls well
 
School doesn't prepare girls well
MAY 1. 2018
Whose responsibility should solving this issue be?
11,022 responded out of 11,711 polled
Female
43%
Everyone
 
Everyone
1%
Charities
 
Charities
7%
Women
 
Women
17%
Trade/Labour Union
 
Trade/Labour Union
5%
Employer
 
Employer
4%
School
 
School
22%
Government
 
Government

Male
40%
Everyone
 
Everyone
2%
Charities
 
Charities
9%
Women
 
Women
10%
Trade/Labour Union
 
Trade/Labour Union
4%
Employer
 
Employer
8%
School
 
School
28%
Government
 
Government
0-14
27%
everyone
 
everyone
1%
charities
 
charities
13%
women
 
women
20%
trade/labour union
 
trade/labour union
5%
employer
 
employer
11%
school
 
school
23%
government
 
government

15-19
38%
everyone
 
everyone
2%
charities
 
charities
9%
women
 
women
16%
trade/labour union
 
trade/labour union
4%
employer
 
employer
7%
school
 
school
25%
government
 
government

20-24
43%
everyone
 
everyone
1%
charities
 
charities
9%
women
 
women
11%
trade/labour union
 
trade/labour union
4%
employer
 
employer
6%
school
 
school
25%
government
 
government

25-30
43%
everyone
 
everyone
2%
charities
 
charities
7%
women
 
women
12%
trade/labour union
 
trade/labour union
5%
employer
 
employer
5%
school
 
school
27%
government
 
government

31-34
45%
everyone
 
everyone
0%
charities
 
charities
8%
women
 
women
12%
trade/labour union
 
trade/labour union
3%
employer
 
employer
6%
school
 
school
27%
government
 
government

35+
43%
everyone
 
everyone
1%
charities
 
charities
6%
women
 
women
19%
trade/labour union
 
trade/labour union
3%
employer
 
employer
6%
school
 
school
21%
government
 
government
39%
Everyone
 
Everyone
2%
Charities
 
Charities
8%
Women
 
Women
13%
Trade/Labour Union
 
Trade/Labour Union
4%
Employer
 
Employer
8%
School
 
School
25%
Government
 
Government
MAY 1. 2018
What support do young women need to overcome barriers to work?
10,931 responded out of 11,023 polled
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