November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Learn how the U.S. is tackling this issue around the world.
As a child, Rita M. Lopidia learned that women are usually the first victims of political conflict. Now she's won an award for building peace.
The State Department plans to promote security by helping women worldwide reach leadership positions in dealing with conflict.
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.
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.
U.N. Human Rights Commissioner Michelle Bachelet reports that women and children continue to suffer from malnutrition in Venezuela. And it's getting worse.
Arlette Contreras Bautista is leading a grassroots movement across Peru and the region against domestic violence and other injustices against women.
At a conference on the Venezuelan Refugee and Migrant Crisis, a State Department official laid out the dangers to women caused by the former Maduro regime.
Nicolás Maduro's corruption and mismanagement place Venezuelan women and girls, whether at home or overseas, in harm's way.