Today's American mothers look far different from the mothers celebrated 100 years ago.
In 1960, 37% of households included a married couple raising their own children. More than a half-century later, just 16% of households look like that.
The Pew Research Center’s 2013 Global Attitudes survey asked 40,117 respondents in 40 countries what they thought about eight topics often discussed as moral issues. Use this interactive to explore the median responses for each question across the 40 countries.
The rising cost of child care may be among the factors behind a recent rise in the number of stay-at-home mothers.
The long-term decline in stay-at-home mothers has reversed. Two-thirds of stay-at-home mothers are married with working husbands, but a growing share is unmarried.
The share of mothers who do not work outside the home has risen over the past decade, reversing a long-term decline in stay-at-home mothers.
Nine-in-ten Americans say they celebrate Christmas, and three-quarters say they believe in the virgin birth of Jesus. But only about half see Christmas mostly as a religious holiday, while one-third view it as more of a cultural holiday.
Millennial women are starting their work lives at near wage parity with young men – earning 93 cents per hour for every dollar a Millennial man makes, giving them the narrowest gender wage gap on record. But when they look ahead they see roadblocks to their success.
New data released this week from the U.S. Census Bureau reaffirm the strong linkage between educational attainment and the marital status and living arrangements of parents of minor children
Former Vice President Dick Cheney waded into a public dispute between his daughters on Monday, highlighting the debate in the Republican party over same-sex marriage. The dispute began when daughter Liz Cheney, who is running for a Wyoming Senate seat, said she would not change her position on same-sex marriage despite her sister Mary’s marriage […]