AAUW’s Equal Pay Day unHappy Hour

Help AAUW “celebrate” Equal Pay Day with the best “unhappy hour” in D.C.! Twenty percent of all drink sales will be donated to AAUW and our tireless work to close the gender pay gap. Read more »

Event   |   Advocacy   |   April 4, 2017
Tired of sexism? AAUW collaborated with Loose Films to create a video that depicts young women who have internalized the sexism they face on a daily basis.

Tune In for Our Panel on How to #StandUptoSexism

AAUW’s new #StandUptoSexism campaign has sparked lively conversation on social media, in the news, and in communities. Now AAUW and NYU Washington, DC, are convening a series of panel conversations through October 2017 to keep this important dialogue going both online and off. Read more »

Event   |   Advocacy   |   March 24, 2017
Women's March on Washington, January 2017. Woman with "Girl Power" written on her face. Copyright David Hathcox for AAUW.

Do Governors Know How to Pronounce “Woman”?

Every year at the beginning of their state’s respective legislative session governors deliver a State of the State address. This year the majority of governors’ agendas failed to cover AAUW priorities. Most didn’t even use the word “women.” Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 13, 2017
League of Tunisian Women Voters

NGOs Build a Strong Future for Women in Morocco and Tunisia

In Tunisia and Morocco it is apparent that they are raising their voices with us to demand women’s human and civil rights. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 10, 2017

AAUW Statement on March 8 Day of Action

On March 8, 2017, AAUW will stand in solidarity with the millions of women across the country observing International Women’s Day, participating in the “day without a woman” general strike, or taking action to advance policies that empower women and girls. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   March 03, 2017
Shareable showing the pay gap for Asian American women at 85 percent

Asian American and Pacific Islander Women Deserve More! Join the #AAPIEqualPay Twitter Storm

Join our Twitter storm and help mark #AAPIEqualPay day, the symbolic day when Asian American and Pacific Islander women’s pay finally “catches up” to the wages that men took home the previous year. Read more »

Event   |   Advocacy   |   March 7, 2017
Equal Pay Day is the perfect opportunity to organize action to close the gender pay gap. Each week until April 4 we'll share a new action idea for observing Equal Pay Day and provide more tips and tools for how you can help ensure that women are paid fairly.

Gear Up for Equal Pay Day with These Weekly Actions

Equal Pay Day is the perfect opportunity to organize action to close the gender pay gap. Each week until April 4 we’ll share a new action for observing Equal Pay Day and provide more tips and tools for how you can help ensure that women are paid fairly. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   February 28, 2017
AAUW staff protested with signs at the Trump White House urging against efforts to roll back trans rights.

AAUW Reacts to Trump Rescinding Transgender Guidance

As a leading voice about all things Title IX, AAUW is dismayed by the Trump administration’s decision to rescind federal guidance related to Title IX civil rights protections for transgender students. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   February 23, 2017

These Are the Feminist Messages We Need Now More Than Ever

Are you looking for a fun and easy way to spread your feminist spirit and love for AAUW? Then look no further! We’ve created a set of empowering messages that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   February 08, 2017
Image of the U.S. Capitol with a flag blowing int he wind in the foreground.

The Political Road Ahead

The 2016 election was one for the record books, and if you are wondering what women’s advocacy will look like during the Trump administration, consider this your plan of action. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   February 07, 2017