Support for Political Parties
The year 2024 is notable for the large number of national elections planned worldwide. Seven out of the ten most populous countries will go to the polls during this year, namely Bangladesh, India, United States of America, Indonesia, Pakistan, Russia, and Mexico, with the result that almost half of the world’s inhabitants will have the opportunity to play a role in selecting the leadership of their countries going forward.
Exploring the multifaceted opinions about abortion in South Africa
Abortion, an issue that sparks intense debate in many countries, gives rise to a diverse spectrum of viewpoints and emotions. Gaining insight into the ever-shifting terrain of abortion rights, attitudes, and trends illuminates societal views and the evolution of perspectives. Across 29 countries, a prevailing trend emerges: a majority supports the legalisation of abortion, at least in most cases.
The global discourse on Mental Health
Stress is taking a toll on the workforce, with half of online South Africans confessing to having needed time off from work due to stress in the past year. This sentiment is echoed on a global scale, as nearly 4 in 10 people across 31 countries share a similar experience.
African sentiment is favouring Ukraine
Ahead of the African Peace Initiative visit to Kyiv and Moscow, the upcoming Russia/Africa meetings in St. Petersburg and the BRICS Summit in South Africa in August, international research company Ipsos polled African citizens on their attitudes towards Russia, Ukraine and the controversial position on the war taken by some African governments.