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.
Learn about the African-American women who, during World War I and its aftermath, supported black American soldiers stationed in France.
The Girl Effect Accelerator seeks to mentor budding female entrepreneurs and help them present their ideas to potential investors.
Hira Batool Rizvi co-founded She`Kab, Pakistan’s first shared taxi service for women, which provides safe, affordable and reliable transportation to work.
More than 125 million women and girls are living with the consequences of female genital mutilation/cutting, also known as FGM/C. Most were age 15...
During a 2015 visit to Cambodia, first lady Michelle Obama urged female students to finish their education and become role models in their communities.
International agreements have helped protect women's human rights, but in many countries women and girls are still denied basic freedoms.
Violence against women and girls is a serious problem worldwide, but it is preventable through effective laws that protect them.
When “Harry Potter” star Emma Watson spoke at the United Nations to promote the #HeForShe campaign, her message to men and boys was simple....