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At the UN: New Goals for Sustainable Development

These 17 goals will provide a framework for international cooperation based on agreed strategic objectives and will bring money and effort to the most globally pressing issues, one of which is equality for women and girls. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   27 Comments   |   October 30, 2015
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For Women and Girls, an Important Year at the Supreme Court

This year, the court will see a serious challenge to affirmative action, new threats to contraceptive access, and a potential watershed case for reproductive rights. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   34 Comments   |   October 29, 2015
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Domestic Violence: 6 Ways Celebrities are Raising Awareness, and How You Can Help

Everyone has a right to healthy, happy, and safe relationships. Watch these videos of celebrities who agree. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   27 Comments   |   October 28, 2015
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Join the AAUW Delegation to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

Apply now for a chance to participate in the 60th U.N. Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) as a member of the official AAUW delegation. Read more »

Event   |   Leadership   |   March 14–24, 2016
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12 Stats on Gender Equity That Are Scarier than Halloween

Forget ghouls, goblins, and graveyards — these 11 statistics on women’s equality reflect a reality far scarier than whatever comes out to haunt on Halloween. Read more »

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States Innovate to Help Voters Register

In honor of National Voter Registration Day, we’re highlighting some states that are passing laws to make it easier for their citizens vote. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   28 Comments   |   September 22, 2015

It’s a Man’s World … Unless Women Vote!
Help AAUW #CelebrateNVRD with Our #SheVotes Twitter Storm

Tuesday, September 22, is National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) — a single day of coordinated events to help Americans register to vote. Join our #SheVotes Twitter storm to find resources for registering to vote, learn about voter discrimination laws, and discuss the wide range of policy issues that mobilize women to go to the polls. Read more »

Event   |   Advocacy   |   September 22, 2015

U.S. Treasurer on Which Woman Should Grace the New $10

Which woman would you choose to feature on the new 10? Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   30 Comments   |   September 16, 2015

Watch AAUW’s Campus Sexual Assault Congressional Testimony

AAUW Vice President of Government Relations Lisa Maatz will testify before the U.S. Congress at a hearing, Preventing and Responding to Sexual Assault on College Campuses. You can watch a live stream of Maatz’s testimony on this page. Read more »

Event   |   Advocacy   |   September 10, 2015

2015 State Equal Pay Legislation by the Numbers

With equal pay wins, bills pending, and some legislation waiting in the wings, here’s what’s happening with equal pay across the country. Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   21 Comments   |   August 20, 2015