The 2020 Gandhi Peace Award recipients have much in common besides their Syrian heritage. Both have braved their native country's war zones to help people.
Ida B. Wells has been honored for her outstanding and courageous reporting on lynching in America. Read on to learn more about her work and legacy.
Learn about Diana Berrent, who defeated COVID-19 and launched an online movement encouraging fellow survivors to donate plasma for antibody research.
Learn how the U.S. government has worked alongside the citizens of Kosovo to help strengthen the country’s justice system.
Meet this year's recipients of the State Department's International Women of Courage Awards, who have all overcome great risks to champion women's rights.
Meet three women whose dedication and skill put them on the front lines of the fight for civil rights for African Americans.
February 20 is the observance of the World Day of Social Justice. See the broad swath of Iranian society that has suffered under the current regime.
Learn about the U.S. suffrage movement and the women depicted in a sculpture on display in the U.S. Capitol in Washington.
Giving birth to a daughter inspired Jaha Dukureh to take action to end a painful and medically unnecessary procedure inflicted on girls around the world.