During a 2015 visit to Cambodia, first lady Michelle Obama urged female students to finish their education and become role models in their communities.
A photo of Parker Curry, who is 2 years old, in front of a new portrait of Michelle Obama electrified social media and captured hearts around the globe.
For the second straight Olympics, women athletes outnumber men on the U.S. Olympic team, 292 to 262. Team USA will field the most women of any nation.
Teenage girls from the Middle East and North Africa participate in Tech Girls, a State Department–sponsored program to teach girls about careers in STEM.
Learn about the African-American women who, during World War I and its aftermath, supported black American soldiers stationed in France.
World War I marked the beginning of a new era for American women, securing them the right to vote and opening up jobs previously reserved for men.
Meet seven women who are playing a significant role in the transformation of Ukraine into a prosperous, democratic and forward-looking country.
Educating girls increases developing countries' income growth and results in health and security payoffs for them and their families.
The U.S. has taken large strides to help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS across the world. Learn more about how a government program is saving lives.