Reports and research

Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation

Download the Graduating to a Pay Gap research report. Graduating to a Pay Gap: The Earnings of Women and Men One Year after College Graduation (2012) explores the earnings difference between female and male college graduates who are working full time one year after graduation. Read more »

Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School

The 2011 report Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School presents the most comprehensive research to date on sexual harassment in grades 7-12. Read more »

Crossing the Line: Harassment at School Survey Methodology

This report summarizes the methodology used in the survey of teenagers in grades 7 – 12 conducted by Knowledge Networks, used in AAUW’s report Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School. Read more »

Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School Executive Summary

Crossing the Line presents the most comprehensive research to date on sexual harassment in grades 7-12. Read more »

Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

AAUW’s 2010 research report Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics presents in-depth yet accessible descriptions of eight key research findings that point to environmental and social barriers — including stereotypes, gender bias and the climate of science and engineering departments in colleges and universities — that continue to block women’s participation and progress in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Read more »

Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Executive Summary

The summary describes research findings that point to environmental and social barriers — such as stereotypes, gender bias, and the climate of science and engineering departments in colleges and universities — that continue to block women’s participation and progress in STEM. Read more »

Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education Executive Summary

Is there a boys’ crisis in education? Where the Girls: The Facts about Gender Equity in Education explores this question in detail. Read more »

Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education

Where the Girls: The Facts about Gender Equity in Education (2008) takes a close look at girls’ and boys’ educational progress and performance from elementary school to college over the past 35 years. Read more »

Programming Guide: Where the Girls Are: The Facts About Gender Equity in Education

The guide gives suggestions for group activities, community outreach, and other activism to raise awareness of gender equity in education. Read more »

Behind the Pay Gap: Executive Summary

The executive summary of Behind the Pay Gap gives an overview of the findings of the widely-cited 2007 AAUW report. Read more »