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No Passport Required: A Look at Where Women Have It Best

Where’s the best place in the world to be a woman? We took a close look at the top 10 highest-ranked countries in the World Economic Forum’s recent list. Read more »

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State Ballot Measures: How Women Fared in 2014

On Election Day, AAUW’s and friends’ voices were heard loud and clear on ballot initiatives on issues including the minimum wage, paid sick days, and equal rights. Here’s the rundown on how our issues fared in state elections. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   November 06, 2014

Frequently Asked Questions about Serving on the AAUW Board of Directors

Are you thinking of applying to run for the AAUW Board of Directors? Read on to find out more about directors’ duties, time commitment, philanthropic expectations, and covered expenditures. Read more »

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Why I Don’t Call My Daughter a Tomboy

As a dad, I have a personal stake in this issue. But I think we all need to be mindful of the language we use to refer to young girls — subconsciously, we may be perpetuating gender bias. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   August 12, 2014
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3 Steps to Overcoming Negotiation Bias

Negotiating a fair starting salary is crucial because it helps determine future raises and bonuses. But gender bias and stereotypes create treacherous backlash for women at work. So how do you make sure you get paid what you’re worth? Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   1 Comments   |   August 04, 2014

Fight for Fair Pay

Change Begins with You — and Takes Less Than Two Minutes Join the AAUW Action Network now: Read more »

Page   |   30 Comments   |   July 20, 2014
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Legal Advocacy Fund Cases

Recently Concluded Cases Moshak v. University of Tennessee Wartluft v. Feather River Community College Jaureguito v. Feather River Community College Hoffman et al. v. Panetta et al. Sun v. University of Massachusetts, […] Read more »

Page   |   2 Comments   |   July 17, 2014

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6 Ways You Can Help Close the Confidence Gap

The Confidence Code has spurred a lively debate about gender inequality in the workplace — should we be empowering women to be more confident or putting the pressure instead on longstanding cultural and legislative barriers? Well, we think it’s some of both. Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   7 Comments   |   May 19, 2014