Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai is now a U.N. Messenger of Peace, the highest honor bestowed by the U.N. chief on a global citizen.
Martin Luther King Jr.'s impact on history has been felt well beyond the United States. Learn why the civil rights leader is honored around the world.
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The Danish company Lego announced that its newest set of building blocks will celebrate five women of NASA who took humanity to new heights.
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Across the country, Arab-American women are building businesses and careers while supporting their communities and encouraging others to develop and grow.
An organization in Nigeria scours government databases and social media to empower local communities to root out corruption and make sure promises are kept.