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Three Musts for Intersectional Feminism

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I’m sure I’m not the only one who has seen a surge of, or rather a recommitment to, feminism. The fear of losing the progress that women have made regarding reproductive rights, antidiscrimination laws, and fair pay has been weighing on me, but demonstrations like the 2017 Women’s Marches give me hope. Read more »

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89 Percent of Colleges Reported Zero Incidents of Rape in 2015

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Newly updated data required by the Clery Act indicate that the annual statistics collected by colleges and universities still do not tell the full story of sexual violence on campus. Read more »

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Mayor Bowser, AAUW, and YWTF-DC Aim to Train 15,000 Women to Negotiate Their Salaries in Nation’s Capital

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On April 4, Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, the Mayor’s Office on Women’s Policy and Initiatives (MOWPI), AAUW), and the Younger Women’s Task Force–DC Chapter launched the AAUW Work Smart salary negotiation program in the District. Read more »

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Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family (book cover) by Amy Ellis Nutt

Join AAUW’s Book Discussion Webinar with the Author of Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family

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When Wayne and Kelly Maines adopted identical twin boys, they thought their lives were complete. But it wasn’t long before they noticed a marked difference between Jonas and his brother, Wyatt. By the time the twins were toddlers, confusion over Wyatt’s insistence that he was female began to tear the family apart. Read more »

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Education Department to Curtail Civil Rights Investigations

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On June 16, 2017, the U.S. Department of Education announced its decision to narrow investigations into civil rights violations at public schools and universities. Read more »

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Melissa Harris-Perry

AAUW Unveils Dynamic Speaker Lineup for Women’s Student Leadership Conference

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Melissa Harris-Perry, Ph.D., a writer, professor, and political commentator, will deliver the keynote address at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) on Friday, June 2. Read more »

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