For the first time in history, a woman is the leading candidate for the presidential nomination of a major U.S. political party. As Democrat Hillary Clinton wages her campaign to be the first female chief executive, what do Americans have to say in general about the prospects and qualifications of female candidates for high political […]
Survey Details: Conducted November 2014 | File Release Date: 22 March 2016
We looked at nine major religious organizations in the U.S. that both ordain women and allow them to hold top leadership slots.
For women, postgraduate education and motherhood are increasingly going hand-in-hand. Not only are highly-educated women more likely to have kids, they are also having bigger families than in the past.
Women now make up 20% of Congress, a record high. But women have more representation in most countries' national legislatures.
Most Americans say women are every bit as capable of being good leaders as men, whether in political offices or in corporate boardrooms. So why, then, are they underrepresented in top jobs?
Only 11% of American congregations were led by women in 2012, according to press reports of an upcoming National Congregations Study survey. That figure hasn’t changed since 1998.
Pew Research Center surveys show that Mormons are more supportive of traditional gender roles for women, and against allowing women to be priests, but the Church is taking some steps to expand women's roles.
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Fewer than 5% of Fortune 1000 companies have women CEOs, and only 10% of women nationally say they're a boss or top manager. Women are consistently less likely than men to say they want to be a boss someday.