One-in-five adults say they took on leadership roles when growing up in their school or community extremely often or often, while 35% say they did so sometimes.
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.
For the most part, Americans don’t think a woman president would do better or worse than a man when it comes to key leadership traits or the handling of various policy areas. At the same time, the public sees differences in the way men and women running for higher office are treated by the media.
Key trends and data on women in top U.S. political, business and higher education positions.
Just 13 UN member countries are currently led by women; in 9 of those 13, the current leader is the country’s first woman head of government.
Women make up 28% of all members of the 118th Congress, a considerable increase from where things stood even a decade ago.
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.
Only 70 of the 3,843 people who have ever served as federal judges as of Feb. 1, 2022, have been Black women.
Kamala Harris embodies trends that have been unfolding over recent decades. As a result, many Americans can see themselves in her story.
Women make up just over a quarter of all members of the 117th Congress – the highest percentage in U.S. history.