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Cover art for the 2016 UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons painted and donated by Yasser Rezahi.

New Data on Human Trafficking Paints a Disturbing Picture

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Despite the inclusion of antitrafficking and antiviolence sustainable development goals, the 2016 Global Report on Trafficking in Persons show that the unprecedented and massive movement of refugees and migrants has intensified since 2014, and that this shift involves numbers of vulnerable women, men, and children who can be easily exploited by smugglers and traffickers. Read more »

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Five members of the University of the District of Columbia's AAUW Campus Action Project team stand with their leadership project poster for #HEARMELEAD.

Campus Teams Use AAUW Funds to Shatter Glass Ceiling  

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To combat the gender leadership gap, AAUW has awarded 11 college and university teams Campus Action Project (CAP) grants to put AAUW’s Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership research into action. Read more »

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AAUW Tech Trek attendee in Santa Barbara. Photo by Jay Farbman for AAUW.

The Future Guardians of the Web

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Cyber security affects nearly every aspect of our increasingly digital lives. The field, in which women are underrepresented. faces a severe labor shortage. That’s where AAUW comes in. Read more »

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Coretta Scott King stands at a podium and delivers a speech.

AAUW Coretta Scott King Fellows: Scholars and Women of Action

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On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we celebrate the work of Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King by remembering the achievements of a few AAUW Coretta Scott King Fund awardees. Read more »

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Woman raising her hand in a classroom.

Making Title IX History at the Office for Civil Rights

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As we approach the 45th anniversary of Title IX in June 2017, AAUW is assessing the recent efforts of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and evaluating the tremendous positive effect it’s had in the past eight years with enforcing this longstanding civil rights law. Read more »

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2015–16 National Student Advisory Council Member Na-Yeon Park holds up a sign with AAUW on it.

I’m a Korean American Woman in Politics, and Biases Won’t Stop Me

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The stereotype of Korean people — especially women — being “shy and quiet” has followed me ever since I was a child and, as I grew up, led others to ignore my leadership potential. Instead of being asked to lead, I was the person asked for help with math problems. Read more »

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