6 facts about the U.S. military and its changing demographics
The demographic makeup of the country’s active-duty force has changed over time, and those changes tend to reflect trends in the broader society.
About one-in-four U.S. workers have taken leave to care for a seriously ill family member
Roughly two-thirds of U.S. adults say workers should receive paid leave when they need to take time off to care for a sick family member.
Most officers say the media treat police unfairly
Among the challenges U.S. police officers perceive on the job is a widespread feeling that police are mistreated by the media.
Voters have little confidence Clinton or Trump would help workers get skills they need to compete
American voters express relatively little confidence in either major party presidential candidate when it comes to their ability to help American workers prepare to compete in today’s economy.
6 facts about American fathers
Today, fathers who live with their children are taking a more active role in caring for them and helping out around the house. And the ranks of stay-at-home and single fathers have grown significantly in recent decades. At the same time, more and more children are growing up without a father in the home.
Women more than men adjust their careers for family life
Women most often are the ones who adjust their schedules and make compromises when the needs of children and other family members collide with work, data show.
Working-mom guilt? Many dads feel it too
Today’s working fathers are just as likely as working mothers to say that finding the right balance between their job and their family life is a challenge.
Despite progress, women still bear heavier load than men in balancing work and family
Our research suggests the issue continues to resonate with many working moms.
Among LGBT Americans, bisexuals stand out when it comes to identity, acceptance
Compared with gay men and lesbians, bisexuals have a different perspective on their sexual orientation and a distinct set of experiences, a Pew Research survey found.
Families may differ, but they share common values on parenting
A new Pew Research survey finds widespread agreement among parents over the traits that children should be taught.