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.
Iran's leaders know that their government is failing. See what the regime is asking its people to do in parliamentary elections scheduled for February 21.
Learn about the U.S. suffrage movement and the women depicted in a sculpture on display in the U.S. Capitol in Washington.
See how peaceful protests can lead to positive social and political changes, especially if they include a wide representation of citizens.
People across the world still strive to realize Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of equality for all. Learn more about King's lasting impact.
Learn what inspired dozens of countries to name thousands of streets after Martin Luther King Jr., whose legacy is honored every January in the U.S.
Ivanir dos Santos, a Candomblé priest, has championed religious freedom in Brazil for decades. His Afro-Brazilian religion is the target of persecution.
Corruption props up dictators, weakens democracies, and drains needed revenue from the global economy. Find out just how much.