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.
The self-employed are back at work in pre-COVID-19 numbers, but their businesses have smaller payrolls
Hiring by the self-employed has fallen since 2019, with the cutbacks emanating mainly from businesses run by men.
Earnings overall have held steady through the pandemic in part because lower-wage workers experienced steeper job losses.