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 »

AAUW Urges Swift Senate Passage of Paycheck Fairness Act at May 23 Press Conference

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will join members of Congress and other proponents of the Paycheck Fairness Act at a Wednesday press conference to rally support for legislation that would finally put teeth in the Equal Pay Act of 1963. Read more »

AAUW Top Policy Adviser Available for Comment on White House Report

PRESS RELEASE: The White House is set to release a progress report on the Obama Administration’s equal pay enforcement efforts. Read more »

AAUW Releases State-By-State Rankings for Equal Pay Day

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

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   April 10, 2012

Rural Women and Girls Take the Spotlight at the U.N.

This week, at the 56th U.N. Commission on the Status of Women, the challenges, hopes, strengths, and resilience of the world’s rural women are taking center stage. This year’s priority […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   1 Comments   |   March 08, 2012

Student Health Plans Should Cover Contraception Too

Women’s health advocates have commended President Obama’s recent decision to require nearly all employers to cover contraceptive services under their health insurance plans. Although it is facing criticism from religious […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   February 02, 2012