Most Indians support gender equality, but a new survey finds that traditional gender norms still hold sway for many people in the country.
Indians nearly universally say it is important for women to have the same rights as men, including eight-in-ten who say this is very important.
Indians accept women as political leaders, but many favor traditional gender roles in family life.
In recent weeks, protests in India over Muslim headscarves in schools have gained international attention.
There is no public consensus on whether greater social acceptance of transgender people is good or bad for society.
Only 70 of the 3,843 people who have ever served as federal judges as of Feb. 1, 2022, have been Black women.
66% of women say that in the past year, they have personally thought at least some about big questions; 55% of men report the same.
Among adults 25 and older who have no education beyond high school, more women have left the labor force than men.
There are racial and ethnic differences in who takes on gig platform jobs and the negative experiences some of these workers say they face.
The growing gender gap in higher education – in enrollment and graduation rates – has been a topic of conversation and debate in recent months.