Young woman smiling in front of DREAMS sign (© Francesco Rossi/Pivion/Johnson & Johnson)

At Zola Health Clinic, ‘DREAMS’ of an end to HIV/AIDS

Top U.S. officials visit a South African clinic to see how DREAMS and other PEPFAR programs that focus on prevention can help end AIDS by 2030.

For Michelle Obama, it’s all about the kids

As first lady, Michelle Obama is at the forefront of a national fitness and nutrition campaign. She is equally committed to advancing girls’ education.
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April 18: Changing the response to sexual assault [webchat]

Join this live, one-hour discussion with U.S. law enforcement representatives to learn how they address sexual assault cases in their communities.
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China coerces Uighur women into unwanted marriages

In China's Xinjiang province, many Uighur women face an impossible choice: marry a Han Chinese man or face imprisonment in an internment camp.
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Inspiring the next generation of female space pioneers

Alyssa Carson has a big dream — she's training to be on the first mission to Mars. A new law aims to inspire young women like her to stick with science.
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Keeping Nigerian youths from Boko Haram’s clutches [video]

The president of the American University in Nigeria brought Muslim and Christian leaders together to meet the needs of refugees from Boko Haram's terror.
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The secret weapon against violent extremism: Women

See how some mothers in Belgium, Afghanistan and Kenya are playing a big part in preventing their children from being radicalized to violence.

Great things happen when tech women get together

Talented women in the tech field sometimes have a hard time finding the mentoring and support they need. The TechWomen initiative is working to change that...

It’s one of the U.S. military’s hardest tests. These women passed...

Captain Kristen Griest and First Lieutenant Shaye Haver spent eight grueling weeks in swamps, forests and mountains to become U.S. Army Rangers.