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Ida B. Wells

7 Women of Color Who Fought for Gender Equality

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August 26 is Women’s Equality Day. The date commemorates a historic step for women’s equality: the passage of the 19th Amendment, which secured women’s right to vote, on August 26, 1920. But didn’t further the equality of all women. Read more »

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Hand-painted T-shirts hang on a clothesline. One says, “When can I feel safe?”

AAUW Reacts to Reports of Proposed Title IX Rules

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The U.S. Department of Education may soon propose new rules rolling back Title IX protections for victims of sexual harassment and assault in schools. Read more »

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Black Women in the Workplace: A Q&A with Author Minda Harts

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What are the biggest obstacles Black women confront as they look to advance into leadership roles? Many companies and organizations are heavily focused on gender equality, yet miss the mark […] Read more »

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How to Make the Most of Summer

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People often assume that university faculty and graduate students take summers off, but those in academia know better. Sami Schalk, Ph.D., 2013-14 AAUW American Fellow, offers tips for making the most of the not-so-lazy days of summer. Read more »

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Spotlight on Women in Elected Office

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The year has barely begun, and women are already shattering records and making history. When the new Congress convened in January, nearly a quarter of its voting membership was comprised of women — the highest percentage ever. Read more »

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