In 2018, two-thirds of Democratic women hoped to see a woman president in their lifetime
Overall, about half of U.S. women and 38% of men said in 2018 that they personally hoped a woman would be elected president in their lifetime.
A growing number of American teenagers – particularly girls – are facing depression
Depression is rising among American teenagers, and teen girls are particularly likely to have had recent depressive episodes.
U.S. women near milestone in the college-educated labor force
This year will likely be the first year in which women are a majority of the U.S. college-educated labor force.
When should a woman have children if she’s thinking about running for office?
Roughly half of Americans say it’s better for a woman who wants to reach high political office to have children before entering politics. Views are different when it comes to leadership positions in the business world.
6 facts about U.S. moms
American motherhood has changed in many ways since Mother’s Day was first celebrated more than 100 years ago.
In year of record midterm turnout, women continued to vote at higher rates than men
Over half of women and men who were eligible to vote cast ballots in 2018. Compared with 2014, turnout increased by double digits among both genders.
Fewer than a third of countries currently have a military draft; most exclude women
The U.S. is one of 23 countries where the military draft is authorized but not currently implemented. An additional 60 have some form of an active conscription program.
A Changing World: Global Views on Diversity, Gender Equality, Family Life and the Importance of Religion
People see diversity and gender equality increasing in their countries but say family ties have weakened. Views on the importance of religion vary widely.
Gender gap widens in views of government’s role – and of Trump
Gender differences in the U.S. about the size and scope of government have been evident for more than a decade, but they have widened in recent years.
The narrowing, but persistent, gender gap in pay
In 2018, women earned 85% of what men earned. The wage gap was somewhat smaller for adults ages 25 to 34 than for all workers 16 and older.
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