Inspiring Women: Part 2

On March 1, Christy Jones asked our blog readers to share a story about a woman who inspires them in honor of Women’s History Month. We invite you to share your own […] Read more »

Blog   |   1 Comments   |   March 31, 2008

Inspiring Women: Part 1

On March 1, Christy Jones asked our blog readers to share a story about a woman who inspires them in honor of Women’s History Month. We’ve asked AAUW staff and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 04, 2008

Welcome to AAUW’s Blog

When the American Association of University Women (AAUW) formed in the 1880s, one of its first accomplishments was a research project disproving the widely held belief that higher education adversely […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   7 Comments   |   February 06, 2008
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Hostile Hallways: Bullying, Teasing, and Sexual Harassment in School

Hostile Hallways: Bullying, Teasing, and Sexual Harassment at School (2001) finds that 81 percent of students surveyed — 83 percent of girls and 79 percent of boys — experience sexual harassment in school. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   June 06, 2001
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Beyond the “Gender Wars”: A Conversation about Girls, Boys, and Education

Beyond the Gender Wars (2001) offers key insights presented during a symposium of scholars who study both girls’ and boys’ experiences in and out of school. Read more »

  |     |   January 01, 2001
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Separated By Sex: A Critical Look at Single-Sex Education for Girls

Separated by Sex: A Critical Look at Single-Sex Education for Girls (1998) challenges the popular idea that single-sex education is better for girls than coeducation. Read more »

  |     |   January 01, 1998
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Shortchanging Girls, Shortchanging America Executive Summary

AAUW sparked a national debate on gender bias in education with the release of Shortchanging Girls, Shortchanging America (1991). This revised executive summary (1994) shows graphically how classroom gender bias hurts girls’ self-esteem, school achievement, and career aspirations. Read more »

  |     |   January 01, 1994
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How Schools Shortchange Girls Executive Summary

How Schools Shortchange Girls (1992) offers a startling examination of how girls in grades K-12 receive an inferior education to boys in America’s schools. Read more »

  |     |   January 01, 1992