These strong women and mothers from Ethiopia are changing their families' lives for the better.
More than 65,000 people sent messages asking companies to improve their policies and help women cocoa growers get a fair deal.
There's a disconnect between the way companies woo women consumers and the way they treat the women who actually grow and produce their cocoa.
A group of female agricultural mechanics are learning the skills they need strengthen Haiti's rural economy.
Small loans on fair terms alter the landscape of women's lives.
In spirit of the "year of the woman," meet five more women who may not be famous, but whose efforts this year helped change things for the better.
We noticed a powerful force at work in this emergency: the bond between mothers and children.
In countries like Peru and Ecuador, women are overcoming both ethnic and gender discrimination to become leaders and problem-solvers.
“Many women have become more respected leaders as a result of their work on disasters,” said Doris Escobar, my guide on a recent trip to El Salvador. As we made our way from a flood-affected village in the western department of Ahuachapán to another across the country in San Miguel, Doris told me the story […]