Despite challenges at home and work, most working moms and dads say being employed is what’s best for them
Balancing work and family duties brings challenges for working parents. Yet many say working is best for them at this point in their life.
The changing profile of the U.S. military: Smaller in size, more diverse, more women in leadership
Today’s active duty military is smaller and more racially and ethnically diverse than in previous generations. More women are officers.
About one-in-five U.S. adults know someone who goes by a gender-neutral pronoun
A majority of Americans have heard about the use of gender-neutral pronouns, and about one-in-five personally know someone who goes by such pronouns.
How does a computer 'see' gender?
A computer can be trained to predict whether an image shows a man or a woman. Can you identify which parts of the face are most essential to the computer’s decision?
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.
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