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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 Julie Ray

Women in Eastern Europe score the worst in Europe on most dimensions of their health, according to the Hologic Global Women's Health Index.

2020 was a record-high year for approval of Germany's leadership, with 52% median approval worldwide.

Shortly into President Ebrahim Raisi's first term, 72% of Iranians approve of the job he is doing and 59% have confidence in their national government.

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.

Discover how the world views U.S. leadership versus the leadership of Germany, China and Russia.

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.

As Germans head to the polls to decide who will lead them after their long-serving chancellor, Angela Merkel, their life evaluations have dropped, with four in 10 rating their lives high enough to be considered thriving.

by Frank Newport

Americans' attitudes toward Israel and the Palestinians reflect their underlying religious identity and religiosity.

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

European workers still need a better employee experience. Here's what organisations can do to improve it.

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.