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Get involved. Close the gender pay gap. Pass paid family leave. Stop sexual harassment. Support women and girls in STEM. Together, we can change federal, state and local policies to advance gender equality!

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It's Time to Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act

The gender pay gap is persistent and can only be addressed if women have the tools they need to challenge discrimination and employers have the incentives they need to comply with the law. It’s time for Congress to make real change for all families by passing the Paycheck Fairness Act.

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We provide all the tools you need to call or send messages to your members of Congress, contact your state legislators about pressing issues, and more. It only takes two minutes!

AAUW Action Fund

The AAUW Action Fund provides GOTV and voter education resources, in addition to lobbying on Capitol Hill for the issues affecting women and girls. Learn more about our work to advance gender equity and how you can get involved.

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A Trusted Leader

As a trusted leader in Washington, D.C., AAUW has the know-how to advance good laws, stop bad policy and be an integral part of shaping the political discourse. Throughout our long history, we’ve been key advocates in the fight for gender equity and securing equal rights for all.

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There are lots of ways to get involved with AAUW’s work to advance gender equity. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of women and girls.