Book cover for Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom, AAUW 2016–17 American Postdoctoral Fellow Keisha N. Blain, Ph.D.

Keisha N. Blain, Ph.D.: Chronicling Black Women on the Front Lines of Protest

Blog   |   Education   |   February 16, 2018

In a watershed year when more women publicly rebelled against inequality, unified, agitated, showed up, organized, and raised their collective voices, women’s movements globally have moved to the forefront and are making history almost on a daily basis. Read more »

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights Turns 70: Why We Should All #StandUp4HumanRights 22February

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   February 22, 2018

The year 2018 marks 70 years since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was adopted by the United Nations, and today the global rights of women and girls are being proclaimed in marches, social media campaigns, and legislatures. Read more »

11 Projects That Will Empower College Women from D.C. to Brazil 05February

Blog   |   Campus   |   February 05, 2018

From the #metoo movement to Hollywood women launching Time’s Up and AAUW Campus Action Project (CAP) grant recipients, women are not slowing down in the face of inequality. Read more »

5 Ways You Can Take Action for Gender Equity 19January

AAUW Delegation at the Women's March on Washington

It has been a watershed year for women and gender equity. Through programming, research, and advocacy, we pushed for equal educational opportunities, equal pay for equal work, and workplaces free of discrimination. Read more »

Reproductive Freedom Is Tied to Women’s Economic Security 18January

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   January 18, 2018

This year marks the 45th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade. Read more »

7 Feminist Resolutions for 2018 29December

Members of the Younger Women’s Task Force Greater Lafayette (IN) Chapter used a photo booth to take action.
Blog   |   Advocacy   |   December 29, 2017

If 2017 has taught us anything, it’s that our activism is needed now more than ever. Read more »

Your Favorite Holiday Songs: The Feminist Remix 14December

Feminist holiday songs shareable: Deck the halls with equal paychecks fa la la la la la la la la!

It’s been a busy year. With your support in 2017 we helped pass equal pay legislation in many states, expanded our salary negotiation workshops, pushed against attempts to weaken Title IX, and tirelessly fought for legislative action to ensure equity for women and girls. Read more »

Strategic Plan: Focus, Relevance, Impact 05December

Infographic concerning AAUW'S strategic planning process asking where are we now? where do we want to be? how will we get there?
Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   December 05, 2017

The strategic planning process will enable us not only to focus on what equity means, but on how we can be successful in attaining it — on how we can be successful in breaking down barriers. Read more »

Holiday Gift Guide for Girls: 2017 Edition 22November

Woman wearing winter sweater handing holiday gift out to someone
Blog   |   Community   |   November 22, 2017

Can’t figure out what to get your favorite girls this holiday season? AAUW’s Holiday Gift Guide for Girls has you covered. We’ve created a list of gifts that empower girls to believe in themselves, defy stereotypes, be creative, and dream big! Read on to find gifts for activists, scientists, and change makers at every age and at every stage of their trailblazing careers. Read more »

Celebrating 136 Years of AAUW 22November

AAUW Interns pose with the AAUW sign
Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   November 22, 2017

During this season of giving thanks, we honor the group of visionary women who founded AAUW 136 years ago on November 28, 1881. Read more »