Wednesday, 17 February 2021

 

Over half (52%) feel that the biggest challenge facing women in Ireland in the year ahead is balancing working from home with family needs due to Covid-19.

 

41% agree that women will be more negatively impacted in career progression than males due to working from home during      Covid-19.

 

 

PR Series #1 of 5. In the run up to International Women’s Day on the 8th of March, iReach has surveyed adults in Ireland on a range of issues to spotlight Women in Ireland. In the first of 5 upcoming press releases, we start with the top challenge’s women face in Ireland. The nationwide survey ran between 21st and 28th of January and received over 1,000 responses from Women in Ireland on a nationally representative basis by Age, SES and Region.

 

Top 3 challenges women face in Ireland:

 

1.     52% feel that the number 1 challenge facing women in Ireland is balancing working from home with family needs due to Covid-19.

 

2.     41% feel home schooling is one of the biggest challenges in the upcoming year.

 

3.     34% find it tough getting the personal and family life balance to a happy medium

 

=3. 34% think tackling violence against women is one of the biggest challenges.

 

·       56% think women have to over-perform in the workplace to get the same recognition as men.

 

·       30% think it’s a challenge for women to achieve equal pay for equal work as men.

 

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About iReach Insights

 

iReach Insights provides a range of research and market intelligence services in Ireland and Europe. iReach has built a Consumer Decisions Research Panel of 40,000 members in Ireland, delivering robust research insights. The survey questions were included in the Nationally Representative iReach Consumer Decisions Omnibus run between the 21st and the 28th of January 2021 and has a 2.5% Confidence Interval and 95% Confidence Level.

 

Questions asked of participants:

1.     From the list below, what you think are the Top 3 challenges facing women in Ireland in the year ahead:

2.     Please state your level of agreement with the following statements relating to the equality, careers and politics:

a.     Women will be more negatively impacted in career progression than males due to Working from Home during Covid-19 Pandemic

b.     I think women have to over-perform in the workplace to get the same recognition as men

 

 

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iReach Managing Director: Oisin Byrne
T: 086 850 6364 or email:
oisin.byrne@ireachhq.com

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