Throwaway World: 8 in 10 believe manufacturers should be obliged to reduce packaging waste
A new global online Ipsos survey finds 80% of “connected” people around the world saying that manufacturers should be obliged to help with the recycling and reuse of the packaging that they produce. This sentiment is shared by 86% of South Africans who have access to the internet.
South Africans weigh in on attitudes towards Women
With the focus on Women during August, the demonstrations in Cape Town at the same time as the WEF conference on Africa and the attention in the media the last few weeks on incidents of gender-based violence, Ipsos examines the diverse opinions that South Africans have towards issues of women’s place in marital relations as well as violence towards women
71% of South Africans believe that people should be able to take refuge in other countries.
New global study shows majority support for the principle of people seeking refuge from war or persecution, but concerns remain – the majority are suspicious most refugees are not genuine and worries about integration are growing.
Final Election Outlook 7 May 2019
With service delivery in the spotlight over the last few months, the most important post-1994 election in South Africa’s history will take place on Wednesday 8 May 2019 and, in spite of the electorate’s unhappiness about service delivery and other issues, it is unlikely that the low turnout figure and the phenomenon of ANC “stay-away voters” of the local government elections of August 2016 will be repeated.
Popular Opinions about our 3 biggest parties
A number of South African voters are still deciding which party to vote for in the national and provincial elections and it is clear that opinions about the three biggest parties differ widely. For some perspective we can look the most popular opinions about each, expressed in the latest Ipsos Pulse of the People™.