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Australian men leave women to do the heavy lifting on global poverty – Report


Thursday, 23rd July 2009 at 1:28 pm
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Australian women have a more positive attitude than Aussie men when it comes to fighting world poverty, according to the latest survey findings from World Vision.

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Australian men leave women to do the heavy lifting on global poverty – Report
Thursday, 23rd July 2009 at 1:28 pm

Australian women have a more positive attitude than Aussie men when it comes to fighting world poverty, according to the latest survey findings from World Vision.

While almost two thirds of women believe that everyday Australians can help raise the living standards of the world’s poorest people, only half of all men share these hopeful sentiments.

The survey also found that 80 per cent of Australian women believe that charity organisations make a long-term difference to the world’s poorest people.

The findings come as part of a national call to action from World Vision, urging Australians to take up the World Vision Family Challenge this winter by becoming a child sponsor.

The study showed that women are also more inclined to convert their beliefs into action in the fight against world poverty, with women making up the 65 per cent majority of Australian World Vision child sponsors.

Seventy-five per cent of all Australians believe that charity organisations make a long-term difference with the world’s poorest people.

World Vision Chief Executive Officer Tim Costello says child sponsorship gives community-minded Aussies the opportunity to turn their beliefs into action.

The Findings are from Roy Morgan research commissioned by World Vision.

HOW THE SEXES MATCH UP

Can everyday people can help to raise living standards amongst the world’s poorest people:
Men (yes) – 49.8 per cent Women (yes) – 59.7 per cent

Can charity organisations can make long-term differences to the world’s poorest people:
Men (yes) – 71.5 per cent Women (yes) – 79.7 per cent

The Australian government should increase overseas aid to help reduce global poverty:
Men (yes) – 51.6 per cent Women (yes) – 50.4 per cent



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