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

Rush Limbaugh, Your Vitriol Won’t Silence Us

The nation has been dismayed by the blatantly sexist and offensive comments of talk show host Rush Limbaugh this week, when he called Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   7 Comments   |   March 02, 2012

AAUW Issues Statement on White House Decision on Contraception Rules

PRESS RELEASE: Lisa Maatz, the top policy adviser for the American Association of University Women (AAUW), released the following statement on the Obama administration’s decision to exempt religious employers from covering birth control for employees and instead require insurance companies to provide free contraception. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   February 10, 2012

AAUW Cancels Service Learning Event with Susan G. Komen Foundation

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is disappointed with the Susan G. Komen Foundation’s decision to strip funding for cancer screenings from Planned Parenthood. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   February 02, 2012

Student Health Plans Should Cover Contraception Too

Women’s health advocates have commended President Obama’s recent decision to require nearly all employers to cover contraceptive services under their health insurance plans. Although it is facing criticism from religious […] Read more »

Blog   |   Economic Justice   |   February 02, 2012

Another Year of “Roe” and Protecting Women’s Rights

Today is the 39th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, but it’s not a very happy birthday. Over the last year, we’ve seen unprecedented attempts to limit women’s control […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   January 23, 2012

Put AAUW on Your Holiday Wish List

AAUW Thousand Oaks (CA) Branch member Colleen Briner-Schmidt donates to AAUW to protect her daughter’s and granddaughter’s futures. What about you? Thanks to all of our generous donors, AAUW has […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   December 23, 2011

AAUW Disappointed by Decision on Emergency Contraception

AAUW was seriously disappointed by the Obama administration’s Wednesday decision, directly defended by the president, to block the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of selling emergency contraception to women without restriction. Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   6 Comments   |   December 09, 2011