Ai-Jen Poo, cofounder and director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, is leading a movement of US home care workers.
The knowledge, skill, and compassion of the health care community can help stop modern slavery.
One of 16 special essays on how the field of social innovation has evolved and what challenges remain ahead.
To combat violence against women, mobilize feminist groups.
Markets can promote economic development, as long as they are inclusive.
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Free2Work is a mobile app that allows shoppers to scan a product for information on human rights and other issues.
DKT International, founded by one of the largest erotica distributors in the United States, provides contraceptives to approximately 50 million people a year in the developing world.
Change.org, a five-year-old San Francisco-based startup, has emerged as one of the leading platforms for online activism.
Did American women actually invent social entrepreneurship?
Ushahidi develops free software that allows volunteers to map humanitarian crises from their mobile phones.