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Six months into Joe Biden's presidency, approval ratings of U.S. leadership around the world have largely rebounded from the record-low ratings observed during the Trump administration.

The image of U.S. leadership is rebounding after dropping to record lows during former President Donald Trump's administration.

by Steve Crabtree and Alden Lai

A new study in partnership with the Wellbeing for Planet Earth Foundation finds 72% of adults across 116 countries and territories in 2020 would have preferred a calm life to an exciting one.

by Julie Ray

The inaugural Hologic Global Women's Health Index shows that during the first year of the pandemic, most women worldwide said they weren't tested for diseases and conditions that harm or kill millions every year.

by Sara Viviani and Julie Ray

The latest "State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World" report shows major setbacks in food insecurity and malnutrition during the pandemic.

The IMF recently forecast strong economic growth in 2021/2022 for advanced economies. These countries led an unprecedented rise in global pessimism about economic conditions in 2020.

The world in the first full year of the COVID-19 pandemic was a sadder, angrier, more worried and more stressed-out place than it has been at any point in years, but women with young children at home most of all.

2020 was the most stressful year in recent history. A record-high 40% of adults worldwide said they experienced stress during a lot of the previous day.

Business Journal

Brazil's once-rapid growth has slowed considerably, but the country could get a boost if its businesses focus on sustaining and increasing employee engagement levels.

Gallup asked more than 300,000 people across 116+ countries and territories how the pandemic affected their lives and livelihoods -- and their willingness to take vaccines.

Handwashing is key to preventing the spread of COVID-19. Worldwide, 58% of the population reports washing their hands at least five times a day.

The majority of adults worldwide (68%) told Gallup in 2020 that they would agree to be vaccinated if a coronavirus vaccine were available, but about one in three -- or 1.3 billion people -- would not.

by Jessica Harlan and Stafford Nichols

After one of the most stressful years in recent history, World Poll interviews for the first-ever World Stress Index are underway.

by Julie Ray

The ninth World Happiness Report launches this Saturday on the International Day of Happiness. Find out how the world's happiness fared during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Women are good in a crisis, but what comes next? Read what women and the rest of the world think.

Gallup reviews how COVID has affected women's participation in the workforce and whether declines are related more to their job types or to child care.

In 2020, 93% of Americans said it is possible that a woman would lead the country in the next decade.

Women and men in Latin America are ready for women to lead -- in politics, in the workplace and in the classroom.