He’s a Stud, She’s a Slut or Save the Males?

It’s always interesting to see what blog posts will bring to light. Last week in Sex and the City and A Few (More) Good Books, I posted a list of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   July 15, 2008

The Facts on Pay Equity

AAUW’s 2007 Behind the Pay Gap report has been referenced by a few writers recently, especially now that Sen. Barack Obama has begun talking more about the wage disparity between […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   3 Comments   |   July 11, 2008

Should Women Have Equal Rights?

No, I’m not talking about whether the Equal Rights Amendment should be approved. I’m referring to some statistics I happened to run across while researching another story. NationMaster.com, a site […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   144 Comments   |   June 27, 2008

Thank You, Title IX

A poster on the wall in my office features caricatures of five women, each of them ready to play a different sport. One is kicking a soccer ball; another is […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   4 Comments   |   June 23, 2008

Equal Work ≠ Equal Pay

For many women at least, that is a fact of life. As students graduate from colleges and universities across the country this spring, I’m sure many questions have entered their […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   June 10, 2008

The “F” Word

Say what? Much of the dialogue around AAUW’s latest research, Where the Girls Are (check out “Talking About Where the Girls Are” to get a sample listing) is learned, interesting, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   May 28, 2008

Which Women (and Men) Are You Talking About?

It’s been gratifying to see much of the dialogue generated by AAUW’s report, Where the Girls Are. I’ve noted, though, that a few persistent questions keep coming up on various […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   2 Comments   |   May 22, 2008

Talking About Where the Girls Are

We’re glad AAUW’s recent research report is getting so much coverage and is generating some positive, thoughtful discussion. That visibility is critical to solving the issues brought to light in […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 22, 2008

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 »