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.
The U.S. Department of State is partnering with espnW to increase girls’ and women’s participation in sports worldwide.
An investment in girls is an investment in society, one that pays real social and economic dividends to everyone.
The YALI Network connects more than 230,000 young leaders in sub-Saharan Africa. Join and help women and girls in Africa realize their full potential.
The Beijing Platform for Action, developed at a 1995 United Nations conference, set an agenda for women’s empowerment and identified 12 critical areas of concern. Twenty years...
“I am the Mars Generation,” wrote 13-year-old Alyssa Carson on Facebook in January. She wants to be the first person to set foot on the...
Thierry Kajeneza grew up in Burundi, seeing women and girls being mistreated. So he started a group that focuses on stopping gender-based violence.
Violence against women and girls is a serious problem worldwide, but it is preventable through effective laws that protect them.
When 30,000 runners await the start of this year’s Boston Marathon, almost half will be women. Half a century ago, women weren't allowed to participate.