A majority (57%) of adults say the U.S. hasn’t gone far enough when it comes to giving women equal rights with men.

Americans are more dissatisfied with the state of gender equality now than when the question was asked in 2017.

Assessments of the country’s progress vary by gender and political party. Women (64%) are more likely than men (49%) to say that the country hasn’t made enough progress, and Democrats and those who lean to the Democratic Party are more than twice as likely as Republicans and Republican leaners to say the U.S. hasn’t gone far enough to give women the same rights as men (76% vs. 33%).

Americans are more dissatisfied with the state of gender equality now than when the question was asked in 2017. Three years ago, half of adults said the country hadn’t gone far enough in giving women equal rights with men, compared with 57% of adults today. This attitudinal shift has occurred across both gender and party lines.

Americans are more dissatisfied with the state of gender equality now than when the question was asked in 2017.

Pew Research

Key takeaways on Americans’ views on gender equality a century after U.S. women gained the right to vote