The Simple Truth about The Simple Truth

  For a century, AAUW has advocated for legislation and policies that encourage and enforce fair pay in the workplace, such as the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Lilly […] Read more »

Article   |   Economic Justice   |   February 18, 2013
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What You Might Not Know about Fat Tuesday

New Orleans, the host city for our 2013 convention this June, is perhaps most widely known for one thing: Mardi Gras. Some may dismiss tonight’s events in the Big Easy […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 16, 2013
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Obama Administration Modifies Health Care for Women

Last week, the Obama administration proposed new regulations for determining which religiously affiliated employers and nonprofit organizations would have to provide no-cost contraceptive coverage in their insurance plans. Under the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   February 08, 2013

Don’t Tell Women to Stop Negotiating

“Women don’t negotiate because they’re not idiots.” That’s the provocative title and main thrust of a recent Huffington Post piece in which Joan Williams argues that negotiating can leave women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   February 07, 2013

Why Is Stalking Romantic in Our Favorite Movies?

An eighth-grader barrages his babysitter with romantic overtures in person and via text even after she tells him it makes her uncomfortable. A high school boy follows a classmate’s every […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   5 Comments   |   February 07, 2013

An Inaugural Address to Remember

We, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths — that all of us are created equal — is the star that guides us still. Just as it […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   January 23, 2013

A Year of Empowering (Even More) Girls and Women in STEM

AAUW has made tremendous strides for women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) since our founding more than 130 years ago. Over the years, we have produced […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   January 18, 2013

Museum Founder and Director to Judge AAUW Art Contest

“I found that I could say things with colors and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way … things I had no words for.” — Georgia O’Keeffe It’s that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   January 17, 2013

Obama Includes School Climate in Gun Violence Announcement

AAUW believes that maintaining a bully-free climate at schools is a critical component to ending school violence. The White House asked AAUW to provide our recommendations for comprehensive proposals on […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   January 16, 2013

Weak Progress on Ending Military Sexual Assault

“When we can’t protect those who protect our rights, something is wrong,” said Martin R. Castro, chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, as he opened a hearing on […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   January 15, 2013