The Pew Research Center conducted a study to examine the feelings of U.S. adults regarding gender equality. A nationally representative online survey of 3,143 U.S. adults was conducted from March 18 to April 1, 2020.
Key findings include:
– 49% of Americans say women gaining the right to vote has been the most important milestone in advancing the position of women in the U.S.
– 22% of Americans think women’s gains have come at the expense of men.
– 78% of U.S. adults say they at least “somewhat” favor adding the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the U.S. Constitution.
– 57% of Americans think the U.S. has not gone far enough when it comes to giving women equal rights.
– 32% of Americans say things have been about right.
– 10% of Americans say the country has gone too far in giving equal rights to women.
Read the full report to discover what Americans have to say about the state of gender equality in the United States.