Ipsos Global Trends

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The Crisis of the Elites

The rise of populism has become a global obsession in the last year, driven by the major upsets in Brexit and Donald Trump’s Presidential election victory, but with echoes in many other countries throughout the world.

Me versus us: Is the world getting more or less liberal?

Is the liberal dream of societies open for trade with religious and sexual freedoms, the right to equality and personal autonomy now dead?

The changing role of women?

In line with a broader shift towards nostalgia and tradition in the survey, there are signs that the move towards more liberal attitudes on the role of women in society may be slowing.

No easy answers: Political uncertainty in a mixed-up world

One of the clearest trends across the survey is a sense of feeling adrift from the past, discontent about our present and unease about our future.

Rights of gay men and lesbians

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

Gay men and lesbians should be free to live their own life as they wish

Rights of gay men and lesbians

Women in roles of responsibility

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

Things would work better if more women held positions with responsibilities in government and companies

Women in roles of responsibility