Saba Qaiser was nearly killed by her family for marrying against their wishes. She miraculously survived, and now a documentary film tells her story.
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson just became the oldest woman in space, adding to her long list of barrier-breaking records.
Government institutions and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) are important for women to earn equal rights and opportunities worldwide.
What’s a good way to strengthen a country’s economy? For starters, empower half the population. “It’s very simple: If women are able to thrive, societies...
First lady Melania Trump, bestowing the secretary of state's 2018 International Women of Courage Award, explains why this year's honorees are role models for everyone.
The American-made Dream Chaser spaceship will one day take astronauts and supplies into space. The woman leading that effort came to the U.S. from Turkey.
As more families are migrating to the U.S.-Mexico border from Central America, human smugglers are primed to exploit their vulnerability.
Daniela Peralvo co-founded a company that helps solve some of Ecuador's problems, mentors existing entrepreneurs, and grooms future leaders.
Let Girls Learn, an initiative involving the Peace Corps and local communities, aims to expand access to education for girls around the world.