Statements

Find out what AAUW is saying to government and elected officials with these letters, comments, and testimonies on AAUW’s public policy issues.

Comments on Contraceptive Coverage Requirements

AAUW submitted comments regarding the requirement that insurance plans cover contraceptives without co-pay or cost-sharing. AAUW strongly supports this requirement, as we support the right of every woman to safe, […] Read more »

Comments to CFPB on Private Loans

AAUW submitted comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau regarding private student loans. Read more »

Comments to DACWS on Military Sexual Assault

AAUW submitted comments on military sexual assault to the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services regarding the importance of equitable and safe climates for women serving their country […] Read more »

  |     |   March 13, 2013

Senate Testimony on Military Sexual Assault

AAUW strongly supports efforts to protect the rights of military service members and to end the scourge of sexual assault and violence. Read more »

  |     |   March 13, 2013

Testimony on School Climate and Violence

Any serious discussion of gun violence prevention must consider the climate in schools, including eradicating bullying and harassment and properly training school professionals and bystander students. AAUW strongly supports “freedom […] Read more »

  |     |   March 12, 2013

Letter to Secretary Duncan on the Special Assistant for Gender Equity position

AAUW urged the Department of Education to fill the Special Assistant for Gender Equity position. AAUW strongly supports programs that meet the needs of girls and women in elementary, secondary, […] Read more »

  |     |   March 08, 2013

Comments to HHS on Wellness Plans

AAUW submitted comments on the Department of Labor’s proposed regulations regarding employee wellness programs. AAUW supports the Department’s efforts to implement the health care law and strongly supports efforts to […] Read more »

  |     |   February 26, 2013

Comments to Department of Education on DC Vouchers

AAUW submitted comments to the Department of Education regarding the District of Columbia’s Opportunity Scholarship Program, which grants students federally funded vouchers to attend private schools. AAUW believes a strong, […] Read more »

  |     |   February 26, 2013

Comments to HHS on Medicaid Coverage

AAUW submitted comments to the Department of Health and Human Services regarding proposed health insurance exchange and Medicaid regulations. AAUW’s member-adopted Public Policy Principles support “quality affordable health care, the […] Read more »

  |     |   February 26, 2013

Comments to Department of Education of Athletics Information

AAUW submitted comments regarding the Department of Education’s proposed renewal of regulations regarding data collection for the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA). Among AAUW’s member-adopted public policy principles is […] Read more »

  |     |   February 25, 2013