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 »

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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 »

National Committee and Task Force Functions and Applicant Qualifications

AAUW national committees and task forces are comprised of volunteer AAUW member leaders. Committees and task forces implement priorities set by the Board of Directors in accordance with AAUW Bylaws […] Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »