Book Review: Susan Strauss’ “Sexual Harassment and Bullying”

Sexual harassment is not an easy problem to fight or even to identify, as our most recent AAUW report, Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School, shows. It takes on […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   January 17, 2012

Crossing the Line Sparks Important Dialogue

AAUW’s research report Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School has certainly captured the attention of the media. The New York Times, CNN, the Washington Post, Huffington Post, and Ms. Magazine were just a few of the outlets that mentioned Crossing the Line and the dangerously normalized culture of sexual harassment in grades 7–12. Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   January 12, 2012

Seven Campuses Will Address Sexual Harassment

AAUW’s research reports have the greatest impact when people read them and put our recommendations into practice. Our amazing network of AAUW members helps make this happen, and one way […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   December 13, 2011

Sexual Harassment Is an Issue for Boys, Too

Sexual harassment disproportionately affects girls. The AAUW report Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School empowers girls to understand that there are institutional biases against them because they are girls […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   5 Comments   |   December 12, 2011

Classroom Ideas for Fighting Sexual Harassment

Last month, AAUW hosted a discussion panel at the National Press Club to discuss the findings of our most recent report, Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School. At the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   December 07, 2011

Let There Be Peace (for Women) on Earth

This song, first sung on a mountaintop by a group of teenagers more than half a century ago, still rings true. If we choose, we can each play a role […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   December 06, 2011

If a Woman Is Doing Her Laundry, Don’t Rape Her

“If a woman is drunk, don’t rape her. If a woman is walking alone at night, don’t rape her. If a woman is drugged and unconscious, don’t rape her. If […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   November 23, 2011

Preventing Harassment: An Interview with Girls for Gender Equity

This post is part of a series focusing on sexual harassment in middle and high school, launched in conjunction with the release of AAUW’s latest research report, Crossing the Line: […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   November 21, 2011

The List

When I was in seventh grade, I spent my time thinking about school work, my friends, and my after-school activities. I did not give much consideration to my body and […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   November 17, 2011

Just a Typical Day at School

This post is part of a series focusing on sexual harassment in middle and high school, launched in conjunction with the release of AAUW’s latest research report, Crossing the Line: […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   November 14, 2011