Fighting for Title IX with Legal Advocacy

This week, as we celebrate Title IX’s 40th birthday and the advances the law has inspired for gender equity, it’s worth remembering AAUW’s year-round efforts to support women who have […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   June 22, 2012

Title IX is about STEM Too

Over the last 40 years, Title IX has brought well-known changes to women’s and men’s sports. What fewer people realize are the other areas in which Title IX is intended […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   4 Comments   |   June 22, 2012

National Coalition Representing Millions Issues Title IX at 40 Report

PRESS RELEASE: The National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education (NCWGE), a coalition of more than 40 national organizations chaired by the American Association of University Women (AAUW), today released a report calling on policy makers to direct more resources and attention to strengthening Title IX, the landmark civil rights law enacted 40 years ago this month. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   June 11, 2012

Celebrating the Moms Who Helped Us Play

Ever since I was a kid, I loved swimming. Showers, oceans, pools — if there was water, I wanted to be in it. I used to come home from swim […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 11, 2012

Why Women Need to Vote

A Facebook friend of mine who lives in Rwanda recently commented on an Internet meme posted on his wall. The picture showed some of the politicians who are leading the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   April 05, 2012

Finding Hope in a Hopeless Place: Ending School Bullying

Imagine a 12-year-old girl in middle school. She doesn’t dress in a girly way, she has a low voice, and she likes playing video games. Other students think she’s not […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 12, 2012

AAUW Applauds Settlement in Anoka-Hennepin School District Bullying Case

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is encouraged by the consent decree reached in Minnesota’s Anoka-Hennepin School District bullying and harassment case. Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   March 06, 2012

AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund Supports Title IX Suit against Ball State University

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Legal Advocacy Fund announced today that it will provide case support to the Title IX retaliation lawsuit Bull v. Board of Trustees of Ball State University. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   March 05, 2012

AAUW Issues Statement on Rush Limbaugh’s Comments against Women

PRESS RELEASE: Lisa Maatz, the top policy adviser for the American Association of University Women (AAUW), released the following statement on the recent inflammatory comments by talk show host Rush Limbaugh about access to birth control and Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   March 02, 2012

Rush Limbaugh, Your Vitriol Won’t Silence Us

The nation has been dismayed by the blatantly sexist and offensive comments of talk show host Rush Limbaugh this week, when he called Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   7 Comments   |   March 02, 2012