InteractivesDecember 5, 2017

How do your views on gender compare with those of other Americans?

Take our quiz to find out how your views on gender and gender equality stack up against those of the American public.

ReportsDecember 5, 2017

On Gender Differences, No Consensus on Nature vs. Nurture

Most Americans see fundamental differences between men and women in their traits and characteristics and in the pressures they face from society.

PublicationsOctober 18, 2017

In their own words: Why do Americans say men or women have it easier in the U.S.?

In their own words: Why do Americans say men or women have it easier in the U.S.?

ReportOctober 18, 2017

Wide Partisan Gaps in U.S. Over How Far the Country Has Come on Gender Equality

Most Democrats are dissatisfied with the nation’s progress on gender equality, while more than half of Republicans say it has been about right.

InteractivesMarch 17, 2017

The Data on Women Leaders

Most Americans find women indistinguishable from men on key leadership traits, yet women still make up a small share of top leadership jobs. Explore the share of women in top U.S. political and business roles over time with these interactive charts.

ReportsOctober 26, 2016

Births Outside of Marriage Decline for Immigrant Women

Long-term growth in total U.S. births has been driven by the foreign born, who accounted for 23% of all babies born in 2014.

DatasetsMay 25, 2016

Gender and Leadership Omnibus

Survey Details: Conducted November 2014 | File Release Date: 25 May 2016

PublicationsMay 19, 2016

Americans’ views of women as political leaders differ by gender

For the most part, Americans – including similar shares of men (74%) and women (76%) – said in a 2014 Pew Research Center survey that women and men make equally good political leaders

DatasetsMarch 25, 2016

Gender and Leadership

Survey Details: Conducted November 2014 | File Release Date: 22 March 2016

ReportsMay 7, 2015

Childlessness Falls, Family Size Grows Among Highly Educated Women

For women, postgraduate education and motherhood are increasingly going hand-in-hand. Not only are highly-educated women more likely to have kids, they are also having bigger families than in the past.