AAUW Outlook Fall 2014: What Year Is It Again?

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Volume 108, No. 3

The Birth Control Backlash

After decades of increasing access, somehow birth control is controversial again. In 2014.

Contraception ≠ Abortion: How Birth Control Works

The disastrous Hobby Lobby case argues that certain forms of birth control are tantamount to abortion. Arm yourself with the facts to disprove that specious claim.

Let’s Talk about Sex Ed

Here’s a secret that everyone knows: Abstinence-only sex education doesn’t work. It’s time for schools to have “the talk.”

VAWA, 20 Years Later

The rate of domestic violence has been halved since the Violence Against Women Act was passed in 1994. But how can we eradicate the rest of it?

Sexual Assault: An Unspoken Barrier to Higher Ed

Rape is all too common on college campuses, and the violence and trauma are preventing women from getting their degrees.

Also in this Issue

  • AAUW members in Arizona host a gubernatorial forum, and AAUW gets out the vote all over the country.
  • An exhibit on women’s history in surfing will premiere at the 2015 AAUW National Convention in San Diego.
  • Alumnae of Elect Her–Campus Women Win have won political office in Connecticut and Washington, D.C.
  • The Senate refuses, again, to move forward with the Paycheck Fairness Act.

 

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