AAUW’s Position on Hate Crimes Prevention

Hate crimes are serious and well-documented problems but have historically been inadequately recognized and addressed. AAUW advocates “freedom from violence and fear of violence in homes, schools, workplaces and communities.” Read more »

  |     |   October 03, 2011

AAUW’s Position on Social Security Privatization

AAUW strongly opposes privatizing Social Security. Social Security is the sole, guaranteed source of income for many children, widows, disabled workers, and retirees. Read more »

  |     |   October 03, 2011

AAUW’s Position on Affirmative Action

AAUW supports affirmative action programs that establish equal opportunity for women and minorities and improve gender, racial, and ethnic diversity in educational institutions and in workplaces. Read more »

  |     |   October 03, 2011

AAUW’s Position on Ensuring Civil Rights for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Americans

No American should be denied the full range of civil rights and civil liberties due to their sexual orientation or gender identity. Read more »

  |     |   September 03, 2011

AAUW’s Position on Health Care

AAUW believes that everyone is entitled to health care that is high-quality, affordable, and easily accessible. Read more »

  |     |   September 03, 2011

AAUW’s Position on Abstinence-Only Sex Education

AAUW supports the right of every woman to obtain medically accurate information about and access to safe and comprehensive reproductive health services. Read more »

  |     |   September 03, 2011

AAUW’s Position on Career and Technical Education

AAUW believes that career and technical education (CTE) is increasingly important for women and girls seeking to earn their way in a competitive marketplace. Read more »

  |     |   August 03, 2011

AAUW’s Position on Reproductive Rights

AAUW supports the right of every woman to safe, accessible, affordable, and comprehensive family planning and reproductive health services. Read more »

  |     |   August 03, 2011

Women’s Health Care Gets Boost with Medical Institute’s Recommendations

The Institute of Medicine’s recommendation that insurers provide free coverage for birth control hits all the right notes for women, families, taxpayers, and insurance companies. Recognizing both the critical importance […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 19, 2011

Social Security Should Be Off the Table

Recent media reports have suggested that the White House, along with congressional leaders from both parties, might consider proposing cuts to Social Security benefits. While we hope the reports are […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   July 07, 2011