AAUW Signs On to Affirmative Action Supreme Court Case

One of AAUW’s key issues is increased access to higher education, and in accordance with our member-adopted Public Policy Priorities, we support affirmative action programs that establish equal opportunity for […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   August 27, 2012

From the Archives: The Equal Rights Amendment

The Equal Rights Amendment — short, sweet, and unratified — was written by Alice Paul in 1921, a year after women won the right to vote, and was first proposed […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   August 24, 2012

Women’s Health Care Available sans Co-Pay, Beginning Today

Starting today, certain women’s preventive care services will be available without a co-pay to insured women. Although some women won’t have access to these benefits until their insurance-plan year begins […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   August 01, 2012

More than Just Health Care Law at the U.S. Supreme Court

Although all eyes are turned to this week’s U.S. Supreme Court hearing about the health care law, the court has already made several other important decisions so far this term. […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 28, 2012

Rally for the Affordable Care Act Tomorrow!

The Affordable Care Act prevents health insurance companies from denying me coverage or charging me higher rates because I happen to be a woman. I am grateful for this, and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   March 26, 2012

Why We Need the Affordable Care Act

March 23 marks the two-year anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). And on Monday, March 26, the U.S. Supreme Court will begin hearing oral arguments on […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   March 20, 2012

Who in Women’s History Influenced You?

For many Americans, women’s history begins and ends with the Susan B. Anthonys and Elizabeth Cady Stantons of the women’s suffrage movement. While these ladies are important historical figures worthy […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   March 05, 2012

Another Year of “Roe” and Protecting Women’s Rights

Today is the 39th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, but it’s not a very happy birthday. Over the last year, we’ve seen unprecedented attempts to limit women’s control […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   January 23, 2012

AAUW Celebrates Women’s Hall of Fame Inductees

“No botox, no detox. My name is Loretta Ford, and I approve this message.” So ended the speech of 91-year-old Ford as she accepted her induction into the National Women’s […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   1 Comments   |   October 13, 2011

Supreme Court Begins a New Term

The Supreme Court begins its 2011–12 term today, its second full one with three women justices. This term should be a busy one for the court, as it’s expected to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   October 03, 2011