The United States is imposing sanctions on Burmese officials responsible for attacks on protesters calling for restoration of the country's democracy.
Learn more about the life of Barbara Watson, who rose through the ranks at the State Department and broke new ground for women and Black diplomats.
Naming contests for NASA’s Mars rovers tap into youthful creativity and boost students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math.
Through the Global Equality Fund, the United States helps support and defend the rights of the LGBTQI+ community around the world.
African American women have invented modern conveniences and deepened our understanding of our world. Learn about the contributions of several Black women.
Bangladesh has lifted more than 25 million people out of poverty in the last 15 years. Learn how the United States continues to support the country.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken is urging Beijing to curb its aggressive behavior, faulting the PRC's conduct in Xinjiang, Hong Kong and elsewhere.
Black women have been leaders in the fight for rights for hundreds of years, paving the way for today's Black Americans in politics.
Authoritarian governments are using the COVID-19 pandemic to justify restrictions on speech and punishments against critics, Human Rights Watch says.