National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education Supports Department of Education’s New Title IX Athletics Guidance

PRESS RELEASE: The National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education applauds the U.S. Department of Education for issuing new Title IX guidance. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   April 20, 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

Her Life Depends on It – Part 1

Fill in the blank. Girls who _______ have a reduced risk of breast cancer and osteoporosis, are less likely to smoke or use drugs, are less likely to take sexual […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   January 21, 2010

Celebrating National Girls and Women in Sports Day

AAUW is partnering with the Washington Mystics to celebrate their third annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Sunday, January 24 at the University of Maryland, College Park. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   6 Comments   |   January 07, 2010

A Waste of $63,000

People call baseball America’s pastime, but it is a sport that numerous high schools nationwide treat more favorably than its female counterpart, softball. Over the last several years, numerous students […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 12, 2009

Title IX Compliance: Know the Score

It would be nice to believe that Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 has served its purpose and there is no longer sex discrimination in schools. We at […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   October 09, 2009