The difference between the earnings of men and women has barely closed in the United States in the past two decades. This gap persists even as women today are more likely than men to have graduated from college, suggesting other factors are at play such as parenthood and other family needs.
In India and many other countries, there is little gap between men and women in attitudes on gender issues
Most Indians support gender equality, but a new survey finds that traditional gender norms still hold sway for many people in the country.
55% of Americans say there are too few women in top executive business positions. This is down somewhat from 59% who said this in 2018.
A survey of nearly 12,000 working U.S.-based journalists found that the beats American journalists cover vary widely by gender and other factors.
The new survey covers topics such as whether the public thinks society is moving too quickly or not quickly enough on gender identity issues.
Americans increasingly say gender is determined by one’s sex assigned at birth, but they differ by religion on this and other transgender issues.
Indians accept women as political leaders, but many favor traditional gender roles in family life.
While most Indians say that men and women should share some family responsibilities, many still support traditional, patriarchal values. For example, a slim majority of Indians (54%) say that both the men and the women in a family should be responsible for earning money. But 43% instead take the view that men should be the […]
The gender wage gap is narrower among younger workers nationally, and the gap varies across geographical areas.
Most favor protecting trans people from discrimination, but fewer support policies related to medical care for gender transitions; many are uneasy with the pace of change on trans issues.