The world has made great strides in combating extreme poverty. But it’s time to set a new horizon.
Hint: It's not Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg. She lives in Berlin and is key to solving the euro crisis.
Peng Liyuan is the first prominent Chinese first lady in decades. But does she matter?
Rampaging Islamist vigilantes are cracking down on free expression -- and ruining Tunisia's Arab Spring.
How U.S. military recruitment posters have changed over the past 150 years.
Images from the women's rights rallies that have been taking place around the world this week.
Times have changed when the foreign policy world is wondering if a man can do a woman’s job.
Two years after the Arab Spring awoke demons and democracy in the Middle East, I went to see whether changes had roiled the lands of royals.
We can make dramatic progress in lowering maternal mortality -- but we need better data, and more of it.
The trial of India's vicious gang-rapists is under way, but don't think for a second the government is really committed to reform of women's rights.
Women have been fighting and dying in America’s wars for years. Here are eight who were killed in action last year.
Photos of the women who've been moving closer and closer to the front lines for years.
Do two-parent families help children get ahead in life? The surprising answer: not everywhere.
Has the U.S. administration become too much of a boys' club? Here are 10 women the president could appoint to top national security jobs.
Why working men still rule Washington.
Helping women strike a work-life balance would change the world more than you might think.
An interview with a leading human rights activist from Bahrain
Why the desperate fate of a little-known Sudanese human rights activists poses some fundamental questions about what it means to be human.