Susan Ahn Cuddy was a trailblazer in U.S. military history. Watch a video charting her accomplishments.
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.
The United States has embraced democracy throughout its history. See how the country has expanded the right to vote to empower its citizens.
More than 12 million women have been helped by the Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative. That number is expected to grow.
Learn about the U.S. suffrage movement and the women depicted in a sculpture on display in the U.S. Capitol in Washington.
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.
When resettled refugees have to learn the landscape of their new home, overcoming farming challenges can be tough. This program has a solution.
An innovative Panamanian startup supports women in business, provides jobs for paroled prisoners and helps to recycle organic waste.
In Denmark, the U.S. Embassy teamed up with a local organization to equip female entrepreneurs with the support they need to succeed.