PRB Topic Feed: Gender/Topics/Gender.aspxSex Ratio at Birth Deteriorating Among Asian Immigrants in the United StatesA new study finds sex ratio that favors boys among U.S.-born children in Indian, Korean, and Chinese families.11/19/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/sexratioatbirth.aspxeef3ad50-d7c6-4d8e-b17c-13011b4bbe6eRecord Number of Women in the U.S. Labor ForceOver the past 30 years, there have been dramatic changes in women's participation in the U.S. labor force. In 1970, about 43 percent of women ages 16 and older were in the labor force. By 2000, 61 percent of adult women were in the labor force. 02/01/2001/Publications/Articles/2001/RecordNumberofWomenintheUSLaborForce.aspxe71cb5da-59d2-4c94-b004-249052cc1950Men Remain Primary Population With HIV in North AmericaIn the U.S. and Canada, men account for the vast majority of people living with HIV/AIDS and for an estimated 70 percent of new infections.10/15/2002/Publications/Articles/2002/MenRemainPrimaryPopulationWithHIVinNorthAmerica.aspxe5bc61f4-46ac-4780-b1d9-e5a6f1b9b3972007 Occupational Profiles Reveal Wide Gender, Racial Gaps in Science and Engineering EmploymentPRB has created a series of occupational profiles that highlight the uneven participation of women and minorities in the science and engineering labor force. 12/01/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/sloanoccupationpages.aspxe3558259-2300-4468-84cc-3f50b8024cf0Around the Globe, Women Outlive MenA color-coded world map makes clear that the gender gap in life expectancy is nearly universal.09/01/2001/Publications/Articles/2001/AroundtheGlobeWomenOutliveMen.aspxbbd9ada9-4bfc-40fb-9e0e-98dc919ca76aMost Women in Afghanistan Justify Domestic ViolenceAcceptance of violence against women in Afghanistan is pervasive, even among women. Overall, 92 percent of women in Afghanistan feel that a husband is justified in hitting or beating his wife under certain circumstances. 09/13/2012/Publications/Articles/2012/afghanistan-domestic-violence.aspxa3dc6f40-5d1a-44fc-9c68-4d025fa75d27Will Other Countries Follow Canada's Lead?Women’s participation in government gives them a direct say in the policies, laws, and regulations that affect their lives. Canada, for the first time in its history, has achieved gender parity in the federal cabinet.11/13/2015/Publications/Articles/2015/canada-cabinet-gender-parity.aspxa174eb10-120c-4117-980e-913eec02591aHow Involved Are Fathers in Raising Children?While men and women in the U.S. agree that parenting should be shared equally, surveys show that reports of actual involvement do not agree. Mothers report they are the ones primarily involved in raising children; fathers think that childrearing is shared equally. 12/01/2000/Publications/Articles/2000/HowInvolvedAreFathersinRaisingChildren.aspx8d6ab73c-9eae-4896-87e8-af5c9ccd986716 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence span from November 25, International Day For the Elimination of Violence Against Women, through December 10, International Human Rights Day. During this period, PRB will highlight data and related materials on gender violence. 11/20/2015/Publications/Articles/2015/16-days-of-activism.aspx7efaa3e8-136a-49ae-90a3-2907d7ba8f96Measures for Afghan Population Troubled by Conflict, DroughtSevere drought, more than two decades of conflict, and years of repressive policies that have ravaged Afghanistan's economy and deprived its people — mainly women and girls — of their basic human rights, have created major uncertainties about population measures and estimates.10/01/2001/Publications/Articles/2001/MeasuresforAfghanPopulationTroubledbyConflictDrought.aspx6fe6e2c0-2af7-4b73-98fa-e2bb99791322