The first Miss America of Indian descent, Nina Davuluri, is also the first Miss America to have earned a science degree.
Censoring the internet censors free speech. Political dissent, strong language and even offensive speech are part of a strong democracy.
Let Girls Learn, an initiative involving the Peace Corps and local communities, aims to expand access to education for girls around the world.
Before the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt declared four universal freedoms. Are they relevant today?
Tracking the news where you live or in nations far away is a good way to hold your government accountable and to be an...
The U.S. Constitution's First Amendment includes the right to say unpopular things and "hate speech," and it gives that right to everybody.
Without the right to vote, today’s women couldn't run major corporations, serve in the military and hold public office. Here's how they did it.
Government institutions and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) are important for women to earn equal rights and opportunities worldwide.
NASA's first female astronauts paved the way for a generation of girls, like 13-year-old Alyssa Carson.