A group has started an international movement to combat the growing problem of sexual harassment in public in countries around the world.
Nicolás Maduro and his inner circle have been enriching themselves by illegally mining gold in Venezuela. New sanctions aim to stop them.
Uighurs and other Muslim minorities face imprisonment or state surveillance in China, which forces them to renounce their religion and culture.
Human trafficking is a scourge of the modern world. But U.S. cities and states are taking steps to combat this $150-billion-a-year enterprise.
Survivors of religious persecution shared their stories at the State Department's second annual Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom in Washington.
Sam Brownback, the U.S. ambassador for religious freedom, explains why China's policy of religious repression is futile — and wrong.
Women who fought for the vote in the U.S. faced stiff opposition. The way they prevailed serves as an example for women around the world fighting for their rights.
Kusho Golog Jigme is a Tibetan Buddhist monk who was tortured for practicing his religion. He explains why religious freedom is an essential part of life.
The State Department recognized eight people from around the world as "heroes" in fighting human trafficking. Read the stories of two of them.