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Percentage of Canadians in 1960 who said women with children should "concentrate on looking after the home" rather than get a job: 93

Percentage of Canadians in 1966 who said the father should the "top boss" in the household: 63

Percentage of Canadians in 1975 who said husbands should be expected to share in the housework: 57

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Percentage who said only if his wife is working: 28

Percentage of Canadian women in 2010 who think women's rights are no better today than in 1980s: 33

Percentage of Canadians in 2010 who believe women don't have the same chances as men in politics: 39

Percentage who think they can get a university degree as easily as a man: 90

Percentage of married Canadian women with kids working long hours who feel satisfied with their work-life balance: 52

Percentage of men who feel the same: 71

Sources: Canadian Gallup polls, Angus Reid, Statistics Canada

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