Me, the Change: First-Time Woman Voter Lives By Her Marzi, Mostly
Does the first-time woman voter have the freedom to make her life choices? When it comes to education, choosing a career or whom to marry, who does she listen to? Her parents or herself? According to the Lokniti-CSDS Quint survey as a part of the ‘Me, The Change’ campaign presented by Facebook, around 32% of first-time women voters make the final decision on their education, while 35% have a lot of say when it comes to marriage. The numbers are significantly higher in big cities and towns.
The ‘Me, the Change’ campaign seeks to ask “what does the first-time woman voter want?” and the Lokniti-CSDS Quint survey was conducted over 10 states, with a sample size of 5,000 respondents. Earlier parts of the survey insights can be found here.
Freedom to Marry, Study and Work
In education, 44% of young women in towns have a say in making the final decision while 50% of women in big cities make the final decision when it comes to their career. 42% of women in big cities are making their own choice when it comes to marriage.
Moving to Another City & State
10% of young, first-time women voters said that they would be ‘allowed’ to move to a different country if they wished to do so.