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
Gender equality is among the most widely accepted democratic principles around the world.
In wealthier nations, women are more likely than men to consider climate change a serious problem, be concerned it will harm them personally and say that major lifestyle changes are needed to solve the problem.
About seven-in-ten U.S. adults talk with others about politics at least a few times a month, but whom they talk with most often varies a great deal between men and women.
Today, no more than about one-in-five Democratic voters see a good chance of voting for any other Democrat.
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?
The overall vote share is similar to the 2010 midterm elections, and many of the key demographic divides in 2010 — particularly wide gender and age gaps — remain.
A global Pew Research Center survey finds a large gender gap in attitudes about U.S. government use of drones to target terrorists.