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We have a wealth of findings about women. Here is a selection for #InternationalWomensDay
Many around the world say women’s equality is very important, according to our 2015 global survey. This sentiment was strongest in North America, Europe and Latin America. pewrsr.ch/2J0UdtI #InternationalWomensDay
A record number of women are now serving in the new U.S. #116thCongress. pewrsr.ch/2EFzatX #InternationalWomensDay
A majority of Americans say they would like to see more women in top leadership positions – not only in politics, but also in the corporate world. But most say men still have an easier path to the top. pewrsr.ch/2DjgkZE #InternationalWomensDay
In countries around the world, women generally are more religious than men by several key measures of religious commitment, although this pattern is not universal and can vary by religious tradition. pewrsr.ch/2J9TZkm #InternationalWomensDay
Younger U.S. women are less satisfied than older women with the number of female leaders and are more likely to see gender discrimination as a major obstacle to women reaching top positions. pewrsr.ch/2DjgkZE #InternationalWomensDay
Americans are much more likely to use the word "powerful" in a positive way to describe men (67% positive) than women (92% negative), according to our analysis of traits Americans say society values in each gender. pewrsr.ch/2IYfJzj #InternationalWomensDay
Women make up at least 40% of the workforce in more than 80 countries, according to our 2017 analysis. pewrsr.ch/2n1STrC #InternationalWomensDay
About 7-in-10 Americans say being assertive and ambitious helps a man’s chances of succeeding in business and politics. Fewer see these traits as helpful to women. pewrsr.ch/2DjgkZE #InternationalWomensDay
Most Americans say women face a lot of pressure to be an involved parent and to be physically attractive. Far fewer say men face these types of pressures. pewrsr.ch/2AwLk3o #InternationalWomensDay
A majority of Americans say women continue to face obstacles that make it harder for them to get ahead than men. Opinions are divided along gender lines, but the partisan gap is wider than the gender gap. pewrsr.ch/2BV0SkK #InternationalWomensDay
70% of U.S. women see online harassment as a major problem. pewrsr.ch/2tyhYwh #InternationalWomensDay
Women make up 47% of the U.S. labor force, up from 30% in 1950 – but growth has stagnated. pewrsr.ch/2J0VqBh #InternationalWomensDay
Democrats are much more likely than Republicans to say that more needs to be done to bring about gender equality in the U.S. and to say that men have easier lives than women these days. pewrsr.ch/2ilzZxS #InternationalWomensDay
Teen boys and girls in the U.S. differ in how they spend their time, on average. Boys spend more time on leisure. Girls spend more time on grooming, homework, housework and errands. pewrsr.ch/2J2TPuS #InternationalWomensDay
Few women lead large U.S. companies, despite some modest gains over the past decade. pewrsr.ch/2IYsIRz #InternationalWomensDay
58% of Democrats say that changing gender roles have made it easier for women to lead satisfying lives; 36% of Republicans say the same. pewrsr.ch/2ilzZxS #InternationalWomensDay
U.S. women are now significantly more likely than men to have a four-year college degree. pewrsr.ch/2J0VqBh #InternationalWomensDay
Among Americans who took time off from work following the birth or adoption of their child, women are nearly twice as likely as men to say this had a negative impact on their job or career (25% vs. 13%). pewrsr.ch/2pNpHIU #InternationalWomensDay
Many Americans say women are better than men at creating safe, respectful workplaces. pewrsr.ch/2zs4tEL #InternationalWomensDay
More than a million Millennials are becoming moms each year. pewrsr.ch/2IYsV7j #InternationalWomensDay
The role of women as family breadwinners has grown dramatically in recent decades. In 2014, women were the sole or primary financial provider in 40% of households with children younger than 18, up from 11% in 1960. pewrsr.ch/2IZoBor #InternationalWomensDay
About six-in-ten U.S. women say they have received unwanted sexual advances or experienced sexual harassment. pewrsr.ch/2NrdBSp #InternationalWomensDay
For women working in science, technology, engineering or math (#STEM) jobs, the workplace is a different, sometimes more hostile environment than the one their male coworkers experience. pewrsr.ch/2CY3rDW #InternationalWomensDay
Women and men in both political parties believe recent sexual harassment allegations primarily reflect widespread societal problems. (2017 data) pewrsr.ch/2noIjMo #InternationalWomensDay
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