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 »

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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

Additional AAUW Resources The Gender Pay Gap by State and Congressional District Research: Graduating to a Pay Gap Pay Equity and Workplace Opportunity: A Simple Matter of Fairness Research: The […] Read more »

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Quick Facts on the Gender Pay Gap

AAUW is a fierce advocate for policies that close the gender pay gap. In this downloadable, two-page document, AAUW explains the history of the pay gap, discusses relevant bills currently […] Read more »

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AAUW Issues: Higher Education

Higher education is no longer a luxury—it’s a necessity. At current rates, the U.S. will add over 16 million jobs by the year 2020 that require at least some postsecondary […] Read more »

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Quick Facts on Higher Education

A college education is becoming increasingly important for employment, and AAUW believes it is critical to ensure that women have access to quality degree programs. In this downloadable, two-page document, […] Read more »

Quick Facts on STEM Education

AAUW supports promoting and strengthening science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, especially for girls and other underrepresented populations. In this downloadable, two-page document, AAUW explains how public policies to […] Read more »

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AAUW Issues: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education

Workforce projections for 2018 show that nine of the 10 fastest-growing occupations that require at least a bachelor’s degree will require significant scientific or mathematical training. STEM jobs are expected […] Read more »

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