Court Case: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. v. Dukes

In 2001, female employees at Wal-Mart filed a class action sex discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores in the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Read more »

  |     |   September 20, 2012

Amicus Brief: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. v. Dukes

AAUW signed an amicus brief authored by the ACLU and the National Women’s Law Center in support of the women of Wal-Mart in the lawsuit Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., v. Betty Dukes, et al. Read more »

  |     |   September 20, 2012

Who’s in Your Circle?

While college can be an exciting time of learning, exploration, and personal growth, it can also bring uncertainty and violence. Women ages 16–24 experience the highest rates of rape and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   September 20, 2012

LAF Update — Fall 2012

In the fall 2012 edition of the Legal Advocacy Fund (LAF) print newsletter, AAUW member Cindy Wolff and the AAUW Chico (CA) Branch share how they successfully improved gender equality for girls at their high school. Read more »

  |   ,   |   September 16, 2012

Apply for AAUW Leadership Programs

Do you work at or attend a college or university? Are you looking for leadership or funding opportunities? Yes? You are in luck! Applications are now available for three of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   September 06, 2012

LAF Express — September 2012

The September 2012 e-newsletter LAF Express includes articles about how AAUW signed onto an amicus brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold racial preferences in college admissions and how AAUW members can apply for a Case Support Travel Grant to have an LAF-supported plaintiff speak at their state convention. Read more »

  |   ,   |   September 01, 2012

LAF Express — August 2012

The August 2012 e-newsletter LAF Express includes articles about how AAUW awarded four LAF Campus Outreach grant awards, a Program in a Box about how to screen The Invisible War was released, and how AAUW signed on as an ally of the Men Can Stop Rape’s summit about healthy masculinity. Read more »

  |   ,   |   August 01, 2012

The Ladies-Only Subway Car

Recently, I went to Egypt for a vacation with my dad. We visited the Great Pyramids of Giza, pharaohs’ tombs, ancient temples, and museums. We rode camels at sunrise and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   July 30, 2012

Chico Branch Stands Up for Girls’ Sports

“Why are there more opportunities for boys to play sports at this school than for girls?” AAUW member Cindy Wolff asked this question in 2008 when her daughter was cut […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   July 10, 2012

The Invisible War Program in a Box

The Invisible War is a documentary that addresses the way sexual assault is handled by the military. The film features plaintiffs from two class-action lawsuits that AAUW is supporting through […] Read more »