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Making Work Work: We Need Paid Family and Medical Leave

While FMLA is a success story, many Americans do not use their FMLA leave because it is unpaid, and they cannot afford the time off of work without a paycheck. In fact, only 11 percent of private sector workers have paid family leave through their employers. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   December 10, 2013
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Campus Sexual Assault Prevention Is Getting an Upgrade

Students go off to college each year only to be confronted with violence in their classrooms, dorm rooms, student unions, and at social events. College-age women are four times more likely than any other age group to face sexual assault. Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   3 Comments   |   October 11, 2013

Quick Facts on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

AAUW supports federal funding and oversight of K-12 education, authorized regularly through the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). In this downloadable, two-page document, AAUW lists and explains various policies […] Read more »

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AAUW Issues: Elementary and Secondary Education Act

Additional AAUW Resources AAUW’s Position on Single Sex Education AAUW’s Position on Title IX Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School Letters on Elementary and Secondary Education Act Reauthorization Why So Few? Women in Science, […] Read more »

Page   |   October 02, 2013
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AAUW Issues: Career and Technical Education

Additional Resources AAUW’s Position on Career and Technical Education American Association of University Women Education Data Show Gender Gap in Career Preparation National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education Women in Community Colleges: […] Read more »

Page   |   October 02, 2013

Quick Facts on Career and Technical Education

AAUW supports women pursuing career and technical education (CTE), and supports programs and policies that ensure that they can access training in their fields. In this downloadable, two-page document, AAUW […] Read more »

Quick Facts on Health Care

AAUW believes that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will improve women’s access to basic health care services. In this downloadable, two-page document, AAUW outlines women’s unique challenges to paying for […] Read more »

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AAUW Issues: Retirement Security

Additional Resources Frequently Asked Questions Social Security Administration Research: Graduating to a Pay Gap American Association of University Women Women and Retirement Security American Association of University Women The Social Security system is more than […] Read more »

Page   |   October 02, 2013

Quick Facts on Retirement Security

AAUW believes that protecting Social Security is critical for women’s economic security, especially as they enter retirement. This downloadable, two-page document outlines how challenges to women’s economic security change as […] Read more »

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AAUW Issues: Gender Pay Gap

Job creation and economic opportunity are critical issues for women, many of whom continue to struggle with economic insecurity and wage discrimination. Additional AAUW Resources The Gender Pay Gap by […] Read more »

Page   |   2 Comments   |   September 27, 2013