[Sex]pectations and Harassment

This post is part of a new series on sexual harassment in school, launched in conjunction with the upcoming AAUW report Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School. Follow @AAUWResearch […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   October 29, 2011

My Vote Is for Better Health Care for Young Women

My mother told me to get health insurance when she dropped me from my parents’ plan when I was in my early 20s. But I couldn’t afford it. I was […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   October 12, 2011

Women’s Equality Day 2011: The Start of Something Big

On Friday, AAUW and other women’s rights groups across the country will observe Women’s Equality Day. Together, in a coalition called HERvotes, our movement will remind Congress and ordinary Americans […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   August 25, 2011

AAUW Applauds Victory for Women’s Health

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) issued the following statement regarding new guidelines announced today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   August 01, 2011

Government Panel Recommends Expanding Birth Control Access

On Wednesday, the Institute of Medicine recommended that insurers cover, at no cost, expanded preventive care for women. In its report to the Department of Health and Human Services, the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 21, 2011

AAUW’s Statement on IOM’s Recommendation on Birth Control

PRESS RELEASE: Lisa Maatz, the top policy adviser for the American Association of University Women (AAUW), released the following statement on the Institute of Medicine’s recommendation that insurers provide free coverage for birth control. Read more »

Women’s Health Care Gets Boost with Medical Institute’s Recommendations

The Institute of Medicine’s recommendation that insurers provide free coverage for birth control hits all the right notes for women, families, taxpayers, and insurance companies. Recognizing both the critical importance […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 19, 2011

Activist Shelby Knox to Speak at Student Leadership Conference

PRESS RELEASE: Shelby Knox, a speaker and organizer who promotes sex education, women’s rights, and youth empowerment, will give a keynote address at the 26th annual National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) on Friday, June 3, at the University of Maryland, College Park. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   May 19, 2011

AAUW Rallies for Women’s Health

Last Thursday, I had the privilege of representing AAUW onstage at the Stand Up for Women’s Health rally in Washington, D.C. AAUW joined 20 organizations to hold the rally to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   April 14, 2011

Budget Deal Hurts D.C., Signals Debates to Come

While a last-minute agreement between President Barack Obama and House Republicans kept the federal government from shutting down on April 8, the final deal contained many nasty surprises for Washington, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   April 14, 2011