July 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.

Internet & TechJuly 11, 2018

Activism in the Social Media Age

As the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag turns 5 years old, a look at its evolution on Twitter and how Americans view social media’s impact on political and civic engagement

Pew Research CenterJune 12, 2018

Education of Muslim women is limited by economic conditions, not religion

Muslim societies have gained a reputation in recent decades for failing to adequately educate women. But a new analysis of Pew Research Center data on educational attainment and religion suggests that economics, not religion, is the key factor limiting the education of Muslim women.

May 10, 2018

7 facts about U.S. moms

American motherhood has changed in many ways since Mother’s Day was first celebrated more than 100 years ago. Read key findings about American mothers and motherhood.

May 4, 2018

More than a million Millennials are becoming moms each year

In all, more than 17 million Millennial women in the U.S. have become mothers. In 2016, Millennial women accounted for 82% of U.S. births.

Pew Research CenterApril 30, 2018

Women scarce at top of U.S. business – and in the jobs that lead there

Only about 5% of the chief executive officers of 1,500 companies we examined were women. Among the tier of executives just below the CEO in terms of pay and position in the corporate hierarchy, 11.5% were women.

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.