PublicationsSeptember 20, 2018

Women and Leadership 2018

A majority of Americans would like to see more women in top leadership positions in business and politics, but many are skeptical there will ever be gender parity in these areas. Views about the state of female leadership vary by party and gender.

InteractivesJuly 24, 2018

Strong Men, Caring Women: How Americans describe what society values (and doesn’t) in each gender

What traits does society value most in men and in women? What traits does society say men and women should not have? Scroll through this data essay to find out.

ReportApril 4, 2018

Sexual Harassment at Work in the Era of #MeToo

Many Americans see new difficulties for men in workplace interactions and little effect on women’s career opportunities amid the increased focus on sexual harassment and assault.

ReportsJanuary 9, 2018

Women and Men in STEM Often at Odds Over Workplace Equity

Women in STEM jobs are more likely than their male counterparts to have experienced discrimination in the workplace and to believe that discrimination is a major reason there are not more women in STEM.

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.