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Welcome to AAUW’s Blog

When the American Association of University Women (AAUW) formed in the 1880s, one of its first accomplishments was a research project disproving the widely held belief that higher education adversely […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   7 Comments   |   February 06, 2008

Hostile Hallways: Bullying, Teasing, and Sexual Harassment in School

Hostile Hallways: Bullying, Teasing, and Sexual Harassment at School (2001) finds that 81 percent of students surveyed — 83 percent of girls and 79 percent of boys — experience sexual harassment in school. Read more »

Resource   |   June 06, 2001

Beyond the “Gender Wars”: A Conversation about Girls, Boys, and Education

Beyond the Gender Wars (2001) offers key insights presented during a symposium of scholars who study both girls’ and boys’ experiences in and out of school. Read more »

Resource   |   January 01, 2001

National Committee and Task Force Functions and Applicant Qualifications

AAUW national committees and task forces are comprised of volunteer AAUW member leaders. Committees and task forces implement priorities set by the Board of Directors in accordance with AAUW Bylaws […] Read more »

Resource   |   January 02, 2000

Separated By Sex: A Critical Look at Single-Sex Education for Girls

Separated by Sex: A Critical Look at Single-Sex Education for Girls (1998) challenges the popular idea that single-sex education is better for girls than coeducation. Read more »

Resource   |   January 01, 1998

Shortchanging Girls, Shortchanging America Executive Summary

AAUW sparked a national debate on gender bias in education with the release of Shortchanging Girls, Shortchanging America (1991). This revised executive summary (1994) shows graphically how classroom gender bias hurts girls’ self-esteem, school achievement, and career aspirations. Read more »

Resource   |   January 01, 1994

How Schools Shortchange Girls Executive Summary

How Schools Shortchange Girls (1992) offers a startling examination of how girls in grades K-12 receive an inferior education to boys in America’s schools. Read more »

Resource   |   January 01, 1992