Women protesters celebrate the end of the strike, image by Bread and Roses Centennial Exhibit website

Four Reasons to Thank the Women of the Bread and Roses Strike

Today is the 101st anniversary of a pivotal moment in labor and female workers’ rights. Not a day you have marked on your calendars? It should be. The Lawrence Strike […] Read more »

The Simple Truth about The Simple Truth

For a century, AAUW has advocated for legislation and policies that encourage and enforce fair pay in the workplace, such as the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Lilly Ledbetter […] Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   February 18, 2013

Brighter Stories of Women in India

Recently, India has garnered international attention with the devastating news of the rape (and later death) of a 23-year-old woman in New Delhi. Despite the Indian government’s flawed sexual assault […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   February 04, 2013

AAUW Calls for Action on Equal Pay Agenda

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) joins Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) and Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) in honoring the four-year anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   January 29, 2013

Meet Steffi Domike: Artist and Activist

On September 11, 1973, one country’s world was turned upside down. Known domestically as “el otro once de septiembre” (“the other September 11”), that day on the Chilean calendar marks […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   1 Comments   |   January 23, 2013

Happy Inauguration Day … and a To-Do List for the Obama Administration

Women were the key to President Obama’s re-election. Now it’s time for women voters to hold the president accountable. AAUW has created a short to-do list to help the administration […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   January 19, 2013

Persistent Pay Gap Affects Women Just One Year Out of College

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) today released a new study showing that just one year out of college, millennial women are paid 82 cents for every dollar paid to their male peers. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   October 24, 2012
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Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation

Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation explores the earnings difference between female and male college graduates who are working full time one year after graduation. Read more »

Research   |   Economic Justice   |   October 24, 2012

AAUW Applauds Recent Decision in Dukes v. Wal-Mart

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) applauds the latest development in the Dukes v. Wal-Mart case. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   September 25, 2012

AAUW Releases Commonsense Guide on the Pay Gap with State-by-State Rankings

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) today unveiled new state-by-state equal-pay rankings with the release of The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   September 20, 2012