Almost all of the world’s nations have laws specifying at which age a couple can marry, and in most of these countries, those under the age of 18 are allowed to wed.
Just over half of Americans (53%) say there are “still significant obstacles that make it harder for women to get ahead than men,” while somewhat fewer (45%) say “the obstacles that once made it harder for women than men to get ahead are now largely gone.”
Looking at gender, race and ethnicity combined, all groups, with the exception of Asian men, lag behind white men in terms of median hourly earnings.
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 […]
Gender equality is among the most widely accepted democratic principles around the world.
We looked at nine major religious organizations in the U.S. that both ordain women and allow them to hold top leadership slots.
China’s rapid economic development, its urbanization and its culture will continue to play a role in family size and the population’s gender makeup.
Women most often are the ones who adjust their schedules and make compromises when the needs of children and other family members collide with work, data show.
The number of businesses owned by women and minorities has grown considerably in recent years, particularly in certain industries, but based on revenue they remain on average considerably smaller than white- or male-owned firms.
Our research suggests the issue continues to resonate with many working moms.