The Wonder Woman movie, directed by American Patty Jenkins and starring Israeli Gal Gadot, is bringing attention to women's roles in Hollywood and beyond.
Three U.S. Army veterans are creating jobs in Afghanistan through their saffron-importing company, called Rumi Spice.
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.
Some societies still follow the tradition that a dead man's property goes to his adult sons or is repossessed by his family, completely bypassing women.
With the Winter Olympics looming in 2018, hockey fans look to Michigan, where eight nations are competing in the ice hockey Women’s World Championship.
World War I marked the beginning of a new era for American women, securing them the right to vote and opening up jobs previously reserved for men.
Ivanka Trump is planning a trip to Germany to attend a summit on the economic empowerment of women. She was invited by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Baseball has grown in popularity in the Middle East. In Gaza, interest in baseball turned out to be stronger among girls than boys.
In some countries, girls are up to 14 times more likely than their male counterparts to be infected with HIV. Learn why gender inequality plays a role.