American Association of University Women
Experts weigh in on what you need to know.
And it takes them way longer to pay it off.
“If you’re in a movement and you’re not following a woman of color, you’re in the wrong movement."
A recent study by the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership, tackles the gender leadership gap: why it's important, why the gap exists, what strategies have successfully narrowed it, and what can be done moving forward.
Dr. Frances Oldham Kelsey, an advocate who has been called a heroine, died in August at age 101. She joins a list of activist women who have made the world a better place. Match the following women, all of whom have been inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame, with her accomplishment.
When it comes to reaching pay equity, the pace of change is glacial. Just how long will it take until we see equal pay? At this rate, it could be more than 100 years.
Everyone's gearing up for the midterm elections, but AAUW and Running Start are also thinking about future ballots. And we want to see women on them.
Age On average, women are paid 90 percent of what men are paid up until the age of 35. From 35 years-old to retirement, women
Authors found a huge degree of economic vulnerability for women: 41 percent of all women do not meet an economically secure
Blogger Matt Vespa argues that the Paycheck Fairness Act, which House Republicans blocked from going to a vote this April
Studies have shown that a mother's education level is an important factor in the educational success and health of her children and that supporting mothers' educational achievement ultimately benefits our communities.
The pay gap is a glaring, well-documented and persistent inequality, especially when you consider that the 77-cent statistic hasn't budged in 10 years. For those of us on the front lines of the pay equity battle, this month marks an important opportunity to raise national awareness of the issue.
Many college officials oppose concealed carry at their schools because, Maatz believes, they know these statistics, as well
Memo to Media: Most Working Women Are Put in a Bind, Not a Binder -- Problem May Be Men Full of Blinders
Women deserve pay parity, not parody in comic binders. Study the candidates' voting records on issues important to working women and our families.