The Continuing Fight for Title IX Enforcement

AAUW recently lent our support to a Title IX lawsuit in Indiana, signing an amicus brief in support of the plaintiff in Parker v. Indiana High School Athletic Association et […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 16, 2011

No One Is Immune from Title IX

AAUW was pleased by last week’s court decision that found that four top officials at the University of California, Davis, could be sued for violating Title IX. Three female former […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   December 22, 2010

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

Happy Anniversary, Title IX

Title IX celebrates its 38th anniversary today, while, simultaneously, a court battle is being waged over whether or not the Quinnipiac University competitive cheerleading squad is considered a sport for […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   June 23, 2010

A Victory for Title IX

April is perhaps the greatest month in the sports calendar. Among other things, you’ve got Opening Day and the start of a new MLB season, the beginning of the NHL […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   5 Comments   |   April 21, 2010

Equity Issues in the News – February 17 – 26

February 17–26 Support AAUW by Purchasing Powerful, New Book: Secrets of Powerful Women Vivid Living blog (Wednesday, Feb. 17) Bloggers are praising Secrets of Powerful Women, which features a chapter […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 26, 2010

New Research Shows Long-Term Benefits of Sports for Girls

Many studies suggest that participating in physical activity, particularly sports, has numerous benefits for girls, including a reduced risk of developing cancer, better grades, and high self-esteem. Some people wonder, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   February 19, 2010

Ninth Circuit Supports Women Wrestlers

This week, several former women wrestlers and the plaintiffs of one of the five sex discrimination cases AAUW currently supports are celebrating a win in their long legal battle against […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 12, 2010

Her Life Depends on It – Part 2

The Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) report Her Life Depends on It – II discusses how important exercise is to women’s health and well-being. After high school or college, finding the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   February 03, 2010

Are You Pursuing Your Dreams?

“Don’t be afraid to find barriers that haven’t been broken down and break them down.” — Nancy Lieberman, U.S. Olympic Medal Winner, 2009 Basketball Hall of Famer, WNBA coach, ESPN […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   January 27, 2010