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 first Miss America of Indian descent, Nina Davuluri, is also the first Miss America to have earned a science degree.
One in 3 women is a victim of violence or abuse. Support 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence and reverse the trend.
Let Girls Learn, an initiative involving the Peace Corps and local communities, aims to expand access to education for girls around the world.
NASA's first female astronauts paved the way for a generation of girls, like 13-year-old Alyssa Carson.
If girls can't get an education, they are not the only ones losing out, first lady Michelle Obama said, announcing new U.S.-U.K. programs to help.
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.
October 11 is the International Day of the Girl Child, a day to help girls stay in school and lead better lives. Check out a few ideas for what you can do.
The Girl Effect Accelerator seeks to mentor budding female entrepreneurs and help them present their ideas to potential investors.