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

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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 »

When Women Stop Coding 27October

A woman working on a laptop
Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   October 27, 2014

Women were some of the leading pioneers in coding and computer science, but in the 1980s that started to change drastically. Read more »

A Stay-at-Home Dad in the 1920s? Dorothy Canfield Fisher’s “The Home-Maker” 22October

Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   October 22, 2014

Writer Dorothy Canfield Fisher was taking on issues like the “mommy wars” and “having it all” nearly 100 years ago. Read more »

What We Can Learn from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s Apology 21October

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  “A humbling and learning experience.” That’s how Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella characterized the aftermath of his remarks on women and pay raises. And it’s the kind of experience I […] Read more »

Schools Must Take New Steps to End Violence on Campus 20October

A young woman holds a sign reading "#meaningful #consent" in a protest
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   October 20, 2014

The last stage of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act is now final, meaning that colleges and universities nationwide must do more to protect their students from dating violence, sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking. Read more »