For Women’s History Month, a look at gender gains – and gaps – in the U.S.
Read key findings about gender gains and gaps in America.
Women in majority-male workplaces report higher rates of gender discrimination
The American workplace remains segregated by gender, and women in majority-male workplaces are more likely than other women to report gender discrimination.
Gender discrimination comes in many forms for today’s working women
About four-in-ten working U.S. women say they have faced discrimination on the job because of their gender. They report a broad array of personal experiences.
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.
Women are more concerned than men about gender discrimination in tech industry
Women in the U.S. are substantially more likely than men to say gender discrimination is a major problem in the technology industry.
Americans see men as the financial providers, even as women’s contributions grow
Women’s contributions to U.S. household incomes have grown. Yet, men contribute more of the income in most couples, and this reality aligns with public sentiments.
As U.S. marriage rate hovers at 50%, education gap in marital status widens
Half of U.S. adults today are married, a share that has remained relatively stable in recent years but dramatically different from the peak of 72% in 1960.
Among gun owners, NRA members have a unique set of views and experiences
While the demographic profile of NRA members is similar to that of other gun owners, their political views, the way they use their firearms and their attitudes about gun policy differ significantly from gun owners who are not members of the organization.
6 facts about American fathers
The changing role of fathers has introduced new challenges, as dads juggle the competing demands of family and work. Here are some key findings about fathers.
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.