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Eyes on equality

Over the past several decades, many countries have passed laws aimed at enshrining equal rights for all. How have views across generations evolved?

On average, which generation expresses more concern about the equal treatment of women, racial and ethnic minorities, and religious minorities?

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On average, we find strong, similarly-sized majorities of both young and older people supporting equal treatment of each of these groups.

In rich countries, things are different. There, young people express greater concern about equal treatment and discrimination than older folks.

This is true for racial and ethnic minorities,

religious minorities,

females,

and LGBTQ+ people.

What progress can young people achieve in the fight against discrimination in their lifetime?

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