Keep Talking Until Change Happens

  “Women serving in the U.S. military are more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire in Iraq.” I’ve read this statement several places, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   7 Comments   |   May 01, 2009

We Need Male Allies

“Men are essential to feminism and to ending sexual assault. If they weren’t, we’d already have ended it.” — Jerin Alam, president, Hunter Women’s Rights Coalition, Hunter College, New York, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Leadership   |   2 Comments   |   April 16, 2009

“Love Doesn’t Hurt”

These were Oprah Winfrey’s words of wisdom to singer Rihanna last month. News of alleged physical abuse in her relationship with singer Chris Brown made headlines, leading to increased media […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   April 15, 2009

Addressing Sexual Assault on College Campuses

One course I am taking as part of my master’s in international media and conflict resolution is Communication and Social Change. This hands-on course provides students practical skills through the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   April 08, 2009

New Resources for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

AAUW is joining advocacy groups and individuals nationwide in recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). The first observance of SAAM occurred in 2001, and now each April the National Sexual […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   April 01, 2009

Pentagon Announces Sexual Assault Prevention Campaign

I was glad to read this morning that the U.S. Department of Defense is preparing to launch a new sexual assault prevention campaign. Last year I was horrified by the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   March 10, 2009

I Didn’t Sign Up for This

PBS is airing a special investigative show tonight, Friday, February 20, about teenagers and sexual harassment at work. At AAUW, we already know from our research report Drawing the Line […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   1 Comments   |   February 20, 2009

Two Good Rulings from the Court

In October we reported on the oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court for a significant sexual harassment case, Crawford v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County. To recap […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   February 02, 2009

Want a Female Taxi Driver?

We work to break through economic barriers so that all women have a fair chance, and that includes helping women enter male-dominated professions, but taxi driving is a profession I […] Read more »

Blog   |   Career and Workplace   |   4 Comments   |   January 08, 2009

Media Ethics on College Campus

November was an emotional month for many women on my university’s campus. It all began during a Take Back the Night event, where students came together to speak openly and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   1 Comments   |   December 04, 2008