AAUW National

AAUW Issues

Issue advocacy isn’t just about AAUW lending its name to an issue, or speaking up on Capitol Hill. Issue advocacy is about AAUW members and all citizens concerned with equity being knowledgeable and aware of the current status of important issues.

AAUW provides central issue pages that offer the freshest information, resources, and most effective avenues for action on issues important to you.  Access these pages by clicking on any of the issues below.

CIVIL RIGHTS
AAUW advocates equality, individual rights, and social justice for a diverse society.

    • Affirmative Action
    • Federal Judicial Nominations
    • Hate Crimes Prevention
    • Reproductive Rights

ECONOMIC SECURITY
AAUW advocates for all women to achieve economic self-sufficiency.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Pay Equity
    • Social Security
    • Health Care

EDUCATION
AAUW supports a strong system of public education that promotes gender fairness, equity, and diversity.

    • Career and Technical Education
    • Charter Schools
    • Disabilities
    • Education and Training in Welfare/TANF
    • Higher Education
    • No Child Left Behind Act
    • School Vouchers
    • Single-Sex Education
    • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education
    • Title IX (see entry below)

TITLE IX
AAUW supports vigorous enforcement of Title IX and all other civil rights laws pertaining to education.

    • Title IX
    • Equity in School Athletics
    • Sexual Harassment
    • Single-Sex Education