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

AAUW Reacts to U.S. Census Data on the Gender Wage Gap

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) today expressed disappointment over just-released census data that show no progress is being made to close the gender wage gap. Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   September 12, 2012

AAUW Leads Rally to Push Congress for “Wal-Mart Fix”

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will lead a rally at the Supreme Court tomorrow to support legislation that would undo much of the damage done to women’s and workers’ rights after the court’s disappointing decision in Wal-Mart v. Dukes one year ago. Read more »

AAUW Criticizes Today’s Procedural Defeat of the Paycheck Fairness Act

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) sharply criticized today’s procedural defeat of the Paycheck Fairness Act by a 52-47 vote in the U.S. Senate. Read more »

AAUW Issues Statement about Today’s House Vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) released the following statement from Lisa Maatz, director of public policy and government relations, on today’s House of Representatives vote (233-180) on the Paycheck Fairness Act. Read more »