Meet a few of the remarkable women who were thriving in Iran before Islamic fundamentalists overthrew Iran’s government in 1979.
Arlette Contreras Bautista is leading a grassroots movement across Peru and the region against domestic violence and other injustices against women.
Women-owned businesses with employees are hiring at increasing rates, recent data released by the U.S. Census Bureau shows.
Two U.S. female astronauts made history walking on the International Space Station without a male crewmate.
Test your skills about the men and women who have held the post of U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Don't worry. We give hints.
The new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations presented her credentials to the secretary-general. What will she be doing at the U.N.?
Meet Elizabeth "Lizzie" Slater, a foreign service specialist who embodies the ethos of diplomacy through her tenacity and teamwork.
Joy Harjo, a Native American poet, playwright and musician, has been named the new U.S. poet laureate by the Library of Congress.
Beijing's Palace Museum has lent the Smithsonian paintings, embroidered gowns and other items dating from China's Qing Dynasty for an exhibit on empresses.