These U.S. Supreme Court cases — about inciting crime, printing falsehoods and using obscenity — put Americans' belief in free speech to the test.
A century ago, corrupt political machines that made their leaders rich thrived in U.S. cities. But people came together to reform the system.
Education is a key path to women's empowerment. When girls and women are able to go to school and learn, their families and societies benefit.
The Chinese government censors newspapers, television, social media and the internet to control their citizens. Here is a list of words you can't say.
The U.S. Constitution's First Amendment includes the right to say unpopular things and "hate speech," and it gives that right to everybody.
The Beijing Platform for Action, developed at a 1995 United Nations conference, sets an agenda for women’s empowerment and identified 12 critical areas of concern....
Investing in women and girls improves a society and country — from health to the economy. Here are 10 reasons why leaders must make a smart investment.
Here are some notable examples of famous (and not-so famous) refugees who resettled in the U.S., and went on to achieve success.
China's ratio of marriage-age men to women stands at almost 3 to 1, bidding up bride prices and fueling prostitution in neighboring countries.