Want to discuss? The poll also indicates that about 37 per cent of Canadian women feel pressure to have a successful career, while just eight per cent report pressure to get married or have kids. Comments Postmedia is pleased to bring you a new commenting experience. This combination of gender stereotyping and lack of opportunity leads to the situation we find ourselves in today. Postmedia is pleased to bring you a new commenting experience. We need to listen, invest, and act.
At the same time, about two-thirds of respondents said discrimination exists, and a significant number appear to hold unhelpful stereotypes — even if only a relative few believe girls are inferior to boys.
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The survey also finds almost all the teens surveyed said they believed in equal rights for women and men, and were of the view people should be judged on competency, not gender. About 35 per cent of girls surveyed said they had a full or part-time summer job — and almost as many worked in an informal setting for family, friends, or neighbours. Founded inGirls Action Foundation is a non-profit organization that believes in the power of girls as agents of social change. Only 11 per cent said they were left somewhat or totally pessimistic. Want to discuss? CTV News. Canadian girls.