Careers with Aetna International – Global health care provider Aetna International recently surveyed 2,000 expat employees across the globe, to find out which aspects of international relocation affect their health and well-being the most.
Among the questions, expats were asked to name which aspects of living in the UAE they found the most challenging. The survey revealed that:
Adding to these figures, of the expats that found dating difficult, 57% were men while 43% were women. Could these challenges, namely dating, be caused by the social barriers expats face when moving there? For example, the survey also revealed that:
Of the expats that found gender to be a barrier, 83% were women while only 17% were men.
The survey also revealed that, globally, gender discrimination was felt by women the most – with 25% saying that gender has been a barrier for them, compared to just 5% of men.
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