SA women less than optimistic

2009-08-08 00:00

SOUTH African women are less happy with their own lives than they were last year, but they are optimistic about the future of their families, children and the country.

This is according to the latest Ipsos Markinor bi-annual omnibus survey results.

Women are fairly divided in their views about the future. Only half of the women in South Africa believe their children have a bright future. About four in every 10 women believe their families’ lives will be better off in a year’s time, even though only three in every 10 of the women believe that their families are better off than they were a year ago.

Just over four in every 10 women in South Africa continue to believe that the country is moving in the right direction.

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