Twenty More Veterans Speak Out about Sexual Assault

Today, sexual assault in the military is making headlines as another lawsuit, Shaw v. Panetta, is filed in San Francisco federal court on behalf of more than 20 U.S. Army […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   September 28, 2012

Who’s in Your Circle?

A new school year is underway, and while college can be an exciting time of learning, exploration, and personal growth, it can also bring uncertainty and violence. Women ages 16–24 […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   September 20, 2012

Celebrating VAWA and Working to Protect All Americans

“Eighteen years ago today, the landmark Violence against Women Act was signed into law. It was founded on the basic premise that every woman deserves to be safe from violence, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   September 14, 2012

Making Research Matter

How do people put AAUW research reports like Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School to use? To find out, AAUW Director of Research Catherine Hill and I recently talked […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   August 10, 2012

The Ladies-Only Subway Car

Recently, I went to Egypt for a vacation with my dad. We visited the Great Pyramids of Giza, pharaohs’ tombs, ancient temples, and museums. We rode camels at sunrise and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   July 30, 2012

AAUW Calls on School Districts to Accurately Report Bullying, Harassment

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) this week sent letters to 10 of the largest school districts in the nation urging administrators to review and correct their reporting of zero incidents of sexual harassment and sex-based bullying in the 2009–10 school year. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   July 18, 2012

When It Comes to Bullying and Harassment, Silence Isn’t Golden

The AAUW Public Policy Department and AAUW members have sent letters to 10 of the nation’s 20 largest school districts asking them to correct their unrealistic reports that there were […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   1 Comments   |   July 18, 2012

AAUW Applauds President’s Support of Same-Sex Marriage

“I’ve just concluded that, for me personally, it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same-sex couples should be able to get married.” —President Barack […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 11, 2012

When The Invisible War Came to AAUW

Sexual assault in the military is a significant problem, one that affects 20 percent of women and 1 percent of men in the armed forces, according to the new documentary […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   April 30, 2012

President Obama Endorses Anti-bullying Legislation

Sometimes, we in the AAUW Public Policy Department are asked by members, “Does the work we do really make a difference?” When I answer with an unequivocal yes, I point […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   April 26, 2012