Holiday Gift Guide for Girls: 2014 Edition 10November

An excited girl holds a present
Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   November 10, 2014

For the third year in a row, we’re looking beyond the “pink aisle” to find gifts that will stay with girls all year. Read more »

What It Really Means to Work in Manufacturing 06November

Dolores Wilson
Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   November 06, 2014

Want to know what the average day is like in a manufacturing career? Read more »

State Ballot Measures: How Women Fared in 2014 06November

Patty sits at her desk and makes a phone call.
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   November 06, 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 »

The Day After: 8 Takeaways from the 2014 Midterms 05November

Mia Love; mayor
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   5 Comments   |   November 05, 2014

Following the close of the 2014 midterm election, here are the takeaways we’re still mulling over. Read more »

The Courage of Elsebet Kieler, Holocaust Resistance Fighter 05November

Elsebet Kieler
Blog   |   Community   |   November 05, 2014

Elsebet Kieler helped raise funds to transport hundreds of Jewish people to safety as part of the Nazi resistance movement in Denmark. Read more »

Technocratic Feminism: How Gender Equality Can Win a War 03November

Laura Puaca
Blog   |   Community   |   November 03, 2014

By drawing the argument for gender equality away from the abstract ideas of equality and justice, feminists in times of crisis argued for equal treatment as a technological and economic win for everyone. Read more »

7 Facts You Didn’t Know about Eleanor Roosevelt and AAUW 31October

Eleanor Roosevelt
Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   October 31, 2014

AAUW is proud to have called Eleanor Roosevelt a member, supporter, and friend. Sometimes our history is just too good not to share. Read more »

5 Issues to Watch in the Supreme Court This Year 30October

Photo courtesy of Davis Staedtler, Flickr
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   October 30, 2014

It’s obvious, but it’s easy to forget: Courts matter. Federal courts determine the scope of workers’ rights and the constitutionality of civil rights laws. The U.S. Supreme Court is the […] Read more »

10 Stats on Women’s Equality That Might Be Scarier than Halloween 29October

Twenty-four states have never elected a woman governor.

‘Tis the season to be scared. From horror films and costumes to jack-o’-lanterns and ghost stories, Halloween is never short on surprises. But while the holiday celebrates the spooky, every […] Read more »

Contraception ≠ Abortion: How Birth Control Works 28October

Winter 2014 AAUW Outlook magazine cover art
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   October 28, 2014

In a country that still pushes abstinence-only sex education, birth control remains shrouded in secrecy and misinformation. Read more »