April 9, 2018

The narrowing, but persistent, gender gap in pay

The gender gap in pay has narrowed since 1980, but it has remained relatively stable over the past 15 years or so. In 2017, women earned 82% of what men earned.

April 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.

Pew Research CenterMarch 15, 2018

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.

Pew Research CenterMarch 7, 2018

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.

ScienceJanuary 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.

January 8, 2018

Most dads say they spend too little time with their children; about a quarter live apart from them

U.S. fathers today are spending more time caring for their children than they did a half-century ago. Moms, by comparison, still do more of the child care and are more likely than dads to say they are satisfied with the amount of time they spend with their kids.

Pew Research CenterDecember 28, 2017

10 things we learned about gender issues in the U.S. in 2017

Allegations about sexual misconduct by prominent men in politics, entertainment, media and other industries have reverberated across the United States in recent months, drawing attention to issues of gender equality in the workplace and in broader American society.

Pew Research CenterDecember 20, 2017

From #MAGA to #MeToo: A look at U.S. public opinion in 2017

A look back at the events that defined 2017 and what public opinion can tell us about the important trends shaping American society.

December 19, 2017

Most Americans see value in steering children toward toys, activities associated with opposite gender

More Americans say it’s good to steer girls toward boy-oriented toys and activities than say boys should be encouraged to play with girl-oriented toys.

December 14, 2017

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.