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Equal Pay without Delay

Fact Sheet:
The Paycheck Fairness Act of 2019

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Passing the Paycheck Fairness Act is a critical step to closing the gender pay gap. The proposed law includes key provisions that would address loopholes in the Equal Pay Act of 1963, ensuring that employers pay women and men equally for equal work. 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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3 Questions for Rachael Rollins: Boston’s First Female District Attorney

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“I’m very humbled and deeply grateful to the people of Suffolk County who recognized it’s time for a change,” said Rollins, who grew up in Cambridge. That message was delivered […] Read more »

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AAUW Career Development Grantee and fire caption, Carolyn Moore, stands in her gear. Moore is the only African-American woman commissioned officer serving in the the St. Louis Fire Department.

AAUW Fellowships and Grants: Advancing Inclusion and Equity

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AAUW fellows and grantees are leading by example in their respective fields–including advancing key areas of AAUW’s strategic plan focusing on the intersection of racism and sexism, exerting female leadership in traditionally male roles, and researching the pay gap. Below are examples of three recipients’ ongoing work. Read more »

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AAUW members' ideas on leadership

Anatomy of a Strong Leader

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We asked AAUW’s members and supporters to share their perspectives on social media and via email about what makes a good leader. They came up with a pretty awesome job description. Read more »

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