Tolerance and Tension
Islam and Christianity in Sub-Saharan Africa
POLL · April 15, 2010
Women in Religious Leadership
Should women be allowed to serve in religious leadership roles, OR Should only men be able to serve?
Select a response option and use the arrows to sort the data alphabetically, by total population, among Christians or among Muslims.
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Complete Question Wording
Q59c. Now I'm going to read you two statements. Please tell me whether the FIRST statement or the SECOND statement comes closer to your own views, even if neither is exactly right. Women should be allowed to serve in religious leadership roles, such as pastor, priest or imam OR Only men should be able to serve in religious leadership roles, such as pastor, priest or imam.
Read the survey methodology and the topline questionnaire
In countries where there were too few interviews with either Muslims or Christians, that subpopulation was not analyzed. Figures may not add to 100 due to rounding.