New Resources for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

AAUW is joining advocacy groups and individuals nationwide in recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). The first observance of SAAM occurred in 2001, and now each April the National Sexual […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   April 01, 2009

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