Akin Shows That Sex Ed Should Be Based on Biology, Not History

“If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.” — Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO), August 19, 2012 “I would hope that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   August 21, 2012

Women’s Health Care Available sans Co-Pay, Beginning Today

Starting today, certain women’s preventive care services will be available without a co-pay to insured women. Although some women won’t have access to these benefits until their insurance-plan year begins […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   August 01, 2012

“Outlook” Magazine Celebrates Title IX

AAUW Outlook magazine is on its way to your mailboxes now, and the Spring/Summer issue focuses on Title IX in celebration of the landmark law’s 40th anniversary. Read about how […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   May 17, 2012

See the Women of Distinction at NCCWSL

Last week, we introduced you to two of the six women who will be honored at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). The Women of Distinction Awards […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   May 14, 2012

Let’s Talk about Sex

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. A few weeks ago, Holly Kearl suggested some ideas on how you can be involved in raising awareness about sexual assault and violence. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   April 30, 2012

How the Pill Changed Women’s Wages

With Equal Pay Day on April 17 just two weeks away, I am struggling to wrap my head around the fact that in 2012, women’s earnings still are not on […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   April 02, 2012

Rally for the Affordable Care Act Tomorrow!

The Affordable Care Act prevents health insurance companies from denying me coverage or charging me higher rates because I happen to be a woman. I am grateful for this, and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   March 26, 2012

AAUW Hails New Student Health Insurance Rules

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women’s top policy adviser, Lisa Maatz, today issued the following statement about the Obama administration’s announcement of final regulations for student health insurance coverage requirements. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   March 16, 2012

Call to Action: Stop Rush

Two weeks ago, AAUW hosted Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke at our national office for a Re:Action panel discussion on birth control. It was our way of making sure […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   42 Comments   |   March 05, 2012

AAUW Issues Statement on Rush Limbaugh’s Comments against Women

PRESS RELEASE: Lisa Maatz, the top policy adviser for the American Association of University Women (AAUW), released the following statement on the recent inflammatory comments by talk show host Rush Limbaugh about access to birth control and Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   March 02, 2012