Position Papers

Read the written statements that define AAUW’s biennial priorities for federal legislative action.

AAUW’s Position on Equity in School Athletics

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  |     |   February 16, 2013

AAUW’s Position on Women and Retirement Security

The traditional three-legged stool model for retirement — Social Security, pensions, and savings — does not support most women. Reform of all three options is needed to secure financial stability for women retirees. Read more »

  |     |   February 03, 2013

AAUW’s Position on Pay Equity

AAUW is committed to supporting “fairness in compensation, equitable access and advancement in employment, and vigorous enforcement of employment antidiscrimination statutes.” Read more »

  |     |   February 03, 2013

AAUW’s Position on Abstinence-Only Sex Education

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  |     |   February 03, 2013

AAUW’s Position on Affirmative Action

AAUW supports affirmative action programs that establish equal opportunity for women and minorities and improve gender, racial, and ethnic diversity in educational institutions and in workplaces. Read more »

  |     |   February 03, 2013

AAUW’s Position on Reproductive Rights

AAUW supports the right of every woman to safe, accessible, affordable, and comprehensive family planning and reproductive health services. Read more »

  |     |   February 03, 2013

Principles and Priorities

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  |     |   February 03, 2013

AAUW’s Position on Balancing Work and Life: Family-Friendly Workplace Policies

AAUW believes that creating a work environment that helps employees balance the responsibilities of work and family is smart for businesses and good public policy. Read more »

  |     |   February 03, 2013

AAUW’s Position on School Vouchers

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  |     |   February 03, 2013

AAUW’s Position on Career and Technical Education

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  |     |   February 03, 2013