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Vice President Joe Biden speaks on the 20th anniversary of VAWA on September 9, 2014.

Why I Fought for VAWA 20 Years Ago, and Why It Still Matters

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Far too many women and men still face violence on a daily basis, but the perception of this abuse is slowly changing and the quality of the response — from victim advocates to the police to the judicial system — has improved. Read more »

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Calling All College/University Members: Let’s Take a Coffee Break

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Are you a faculty or staff member from one of our college/university (C/U) partner member institutions? Then you’re invited to take a coffee break with AAUW on October 17! Read more »

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Moving the Needle: Women in Engineering and Computing

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AAUW’s upcoming research report, Moving the Needle: Women in Engineering and Computing, will feature the latest data on girls’ achievement in subjects related to engineering and computing, how few women are working in these fields, and what can be done. Read more »

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Former AAUW Career Development Grantee Evelyn Garcia Morales with her niece.

Connected by a Common Thread: What Hispanic Heritage Means to Me

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Being Hispanic is about being part of a community connected by a thread of traditions that transcend generations. I’m proud to be part of this culture, and I spoke with women across different generations who feel the same. Read more »

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Girls learned how to extract DNA from different fruits in both Alabama and Oklahoma.

Tech Trek Success: The 2014 STEM Camp for Girls in Photos

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Tech Trek 2014 was a huge success. We could go on and on about how exciting it was to expand to more sites. Or how cool all the lab experiments were. Or how powerful it was for girls to learn how to code in a safe space But really, these photos along with a few words from the campers speak for themselves. Read more »

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Eleanor holds a large Spanish draft of the Declaration of Human Rights.

Creating the World of the Future: Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award at 25

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Twenty-five years ago, AAUW presented the first Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award at the 1989 AAUW National Convention in Washington, D.C. This eventful convention gave members the opportunity to learn more […] Read more »

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The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap (Fall 2014)

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You’ve probably heard that men are paid more than women are paid over their lifetimes. But what does that mean? The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap explains the pay gap in the United States, how it affects women of all ages, races, and education levels, and what you can do to close it. Read more »

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