Supporting Girls’ Sports

In about a year and a half we’ll celebrate the 40th anniversary of Title IX, but many high schools still treat boys’ and girls’ sports inequitably, frequently cutting girls’ teams […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   December 08, 2010

Play Educates Students on Intimate Partner Violence

At the AAUW Huntsville (AL) Branch, we are always looking for ways to co-sponsor events with the University of Alabama in Huntsville women’s studies program, not only to benefit women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   November 22, 2010

(Dis)Order in the Court

Although the country has been occupied with the midterm elections and their effects on President Barack Obama’s administration, we have to remember that there’s another branch of government. We tend […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   November 16, 2010

Growing Up AAUW

Growing up in West Virginia, I remember watching my mother as she got involved with AAUW. She was a branch president and an active member of AAUW of West Virginia […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   November 12, 2010

Bullying: Stop It, Fix It, Prevent It

On October 26, the Department of Education sent a letter to the nation’s schools offering guidance on bullying and harassment. In the letter, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   October 27, 2010

AAUW Top Policy Adviser Available for Reaction to New Gender Pay Gap Numbers

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW’s top public policy adviser, Lisa Maatz, is available for comment on the new Census figures, which will be released tomorrow, that show a narrowing gender wage gap. Read more »

Calling Out Political Sexism, One Candidate at a Time

We’ve all been there. You’re watching television or scanning through the most-read stories online and the commentary about a female politician is about her dowdy outfit or temperamental response to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   September 14, 2010

Who Was Rosalind Franklin?

If you don’t think of Rosalind Franklin when you’re thinking of great scientists, you’re not the only one. This accomplished but seldom-credited woman was a biophysicist who made many contributions to the field of science but is best known today for her critical role in understanding DNA. Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   September 10, 2010

AAUW Stands with Women Athletes in Fight for Equal Opportunities

PRESS RELEASE: The AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund announced today that it is awarding $11,500 to the Women’s Law Project to support the lawsuit Foltz et al. v. Delaware State University. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   July 30, 2010

AAUW Celebrates Decision in the Quinnipiac University Cheerleading Case

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW applauds U.S. District Judge Stefan Underhill’s decision in the Title IX case, Biediger v. Quinnipiac University. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   July 21, 2010