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by Lance Stevens and Andrew Dugan

The latest Wellcome Global Monitor report shows people worldwide grew more trusting in science and scientists during the first year of the pandemic.

by Julie Ray

A new UNICEF study reveals new insights into the changing nature of childhood, including how young people are staying informed and the institutions they trust.

Gallup's update on global law and order shows that people worldwide didn't feel less safe during the first year of the pandemic.

The latest data from Gallup's Law and Order Index, which uses four questions to gauge people's sense of personal security and their personal experiences with crime and law enforcement

Gallup's latest report shows that most people worldwide feel secure and have confidence in their local police. Download the latest report to learn more.

More than six in 10 people worldwide were satisfied in 2020 with efforts in their countries to preserve the environment. But not everyone was this content, including majorities in several top carbon-emitting countries.

by Andrew Dugan

In 2020, 38% of adults worldwide said they or someone they know had felt so anxious or depressed that they could not continue their daily activities.

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.

Japan's new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida takes office as Japan faces substantial economic woes as a parliamentary election quickly approaches.

Satisfaction with education fell sharply in Southeast Asia, from 85% in 2019 to 63% in 2020. The biggest drops were in Indonesia and the Philippines.

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.

Afghanistan's new Taliban government faces an early test as a humanitarian crisis lurks on the horizon.

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.

The earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25 devastated a fragile country that was already vulnerable from a combination of a high population density, poverty, old and poorly constructed buildings and extensive corruption.

Gallup Editors

Gallup editors provide insights into the current situation in Afghanistan with a look back at what Afghans have been telling Gallup about their lives for years through the World Poll.

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.