Pentagon Announces Sexual Assault Prevention Campaign

I was glad to read this morning that the U.S. Department of Defense is preparing to launch a new sexual assault prevention campaign. Last year I was horrified by the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   March 10, 2009

I Didn’t Sign Up for This

PBS is airing a special investigative show tonight, Friday, February 20, about teenagers and sexual harassment at work. At AAUW, we already know from our research report Drawing the Line […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   February 20, 2009

Two Good Rulings from the Court

In October we reported on the oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court for a significant sexual harassment case, Crawford v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County. To recap […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   February 02, 2009

Want a Female Taxi Driver?

We work to break through economic barriers so that all women have a fair chance, and that includes helping women enter male-dominated professions, but taxi driving is a profession I […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   4 Comments   |   January 08, 2009

Media Ethics on College Campus

November was an emotional month for many women on my university’s campus. It all began during a Take Back the Night event, where students came together to speak openly and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   1 Comments   |   December 04, 2008

Women’s Studies in the Virtual World

Distance learning took on a whole new meaning for me when I attended a conference on Saturday, “Virtual Praxis: A Conference on Women’s Community in Second Life.” I didn’t even […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   November 17, 2008

Violence Against Women

A homeowner in West Hollywood, California, has chosen to hang a mannequin dressed to look like Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as part of a Halloween display. He was reported as […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   October 28, 2008

Supreme Court Hears Harassment Case

Monday marked the first day of the U.S. Supreme Court’s new term. During this term, the court will hear cases covering a number of important issues, including employment discrimination, free […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   October 09, 2008

Sexual Harassment on Public Transportation

Recently police arrested a man at a Manhattan subway station on misdemeanor charges of attempted unlawful surveillance, attempted sexual abuse, and harassment. A month earlier he took a cell phone […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   October 08, 2008

Staying Safe at School

Various statistics show that college-aged women are at a higher risk of being sexually assaulted than any other group of women. For the new school year, RAINN, the rape, abuse, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   1 Comments   |   September 04, 2008