In most countries, boys are more likely than girls to excel in math and science. That is starting to change, thanks to a push by countries and educators.
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai is now a U.N. Messenger of Peace, the highest honor bestowed by the U.N. chief on a global citizen.
Baseball has grown in popularity in the Middle East. In Gaza, interest in baseball turned out to be stronger among girls than boys.
GoldieBlox — toys that combine construction projects and stories of a girl engineer named Goldie — foster spatial skills, and perhaps future engineers.
The founder of the online Khan Academy is reimagining how children are taught in bricks-and-mortar schools.
Alyssa Carson has a big dream — she's training to be on the first mission to Mars. A new law aims to inspire young women like her to stick with science.
Here are three women who met Michelle Obama during her trip to Morocco, and then visited her in Washington. They have plans to encourage girls to learn.
November 25 starts 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. It's an opportunity to remind others that equality isn't just a right. It helps all.
Investing in girls' education could boost some countries' economies by billions of dollars, a report says. The age of 10 is pivotal for girls everywhere.