Secretary of State John Kerry announces plans to resettle 85,000 refugees in the U.S. in fiscal year 2016 and 100,000 more in fiscal year 2017.
Empower women, don't imprison them. 20 cases of women political prisoners are being highlighted in the days before a summit on women's rights.
Volunteering helps develop leadership skills, benefits the economy, makes your government more accountable and improves your physical and mental health.
A U.N.-sponsored drawing contest called "Gender Equality: Picture It!" highlighted the U.N.’s Beijing Platform for Action and featured comics and cartoons.
Nelson Mandela survived decades in prison. Inmates today shouldn't have to endure his hardships, thanks to UN rules named for the late South African statesman.
In the State Department's annual human rights report, countries aren't rated or judged, but their records are viewed through universal standards.
U.S. officials have again called on Russia to immediately and unconditionally release Ukrainian hostage Nadiya Savchenko.
Рэнди Берри, кадровый дипломат, недавно был вновь назначен специальным представителем США по вопросам прав ЛГБТИ.
The campaign of terror by Daesh (ISIS, ISIL) in Iraq has displaced more than 2.8 million people, causing a humanitarian emergency.