Reports and research

Archive: 2010 Annual Report

In the 2010 annual report, you will hear the stories of remarkable women who are leading the charge to break through barriers and ensure that all women have a fair chance. Read more »

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Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

AAUW’s 2010 research report Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics presents in-depth yet accessible descriptions of eight key research findings that point to environmental and social barriers — including stereotypes, gender bias and the climate of science and engineering departments in colleges and universities — that continue to block women’s participation and progress in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Read more »

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Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Executive Summary

The summary describes research findings that point to environmental and social barriers — such as stereotypes, gender bias, and the climate of science and engineering departments in colleges and universities — that continue to block women’s participation and progress in STEM. Read more »

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Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education Executive Summary

Is there a boys’ crisis in education? Where the Girls: The Facts about Gender Equity in Education explores this question in detail. Read more »

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Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education

Where the Girls: The Facts about Gender Equity in Education (2008) takes a close look at girls’ and boys’ educational progress and performance from elementary school to college over the past 35 years. Read more »

Programming Guide: Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education

The guide gives suggestions for group activities, community outreach, and other activism to raise awareness of gender equity in education. Read more »

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Behind the Pay Gap: Executive Summary

The executive summary of Behind the Pay Gap gives an overview of the findings of the widely-cited 2007 AAUW report. Read more »

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Behind the Pay Gap

Using nationally representative data, Behind the Pay Gap (2007) looks at what men and women are paid one year and ten years after college graduation. Read more »

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Drawing the Line: Sexual Harassment on Campus

AAUW’s 2005 research report, Drawing the Line: Sexual Harassment on Campus, finds that nearly two-thirds of college students experience sexual harassment at some point during college. Read more »

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Hostile Hallways: Bullying, Teasing, and Sexual Harassment in School

Hostile Hallways: Bullying, Teasing, and Sexual Harassment at School (2001) finds that 81 percent of students surveyed — 83 percent of girls and 79 percent of boys — experience sexual harassment in school. Read more »