Education

  • Aims to raise awareness about sexual misconduct in schools, encourage victims to report incidents and help them recover. Information about contacting local and national legislators, reporting abuse and Title IX in elementary schools is available on website. Also provides legal referrals.
  • Investigates and resolves complaints of discrimination in education.  See website for regional centers and information about filing a complaint.
  • Terrific resource and action center on issues of educational equity and Title IX. Definitions, information, research, and links.
  • Nonprofit coalition dedicated to improving educational opportunities for girls and women. Public education about issues concerning equal rights for women and girls in education; monitors enforcement of laws promoting gender equity in education; research and policy analysis.  Website has info about laws and policies, and issues affecting women’s equal access to education and athletics.
  • Public service, informational campaign designed to educate the public about Title IX. Explains the regulations in easy-to-understand language with cases studies, provides local community Title IX resources, links to many governmental and educational organizations for more detailed information and advocacy.
  • Innovative research and policy institute that focuses on developing gender-healthy education and schools; technology and gender; the elimination of all forms of gendered violence; improving economic self-sufficiency for both women and men; and developing a deeper understanding of the multiple ways to define femininity and masculinity.
  • Public education, advocacy, and impact litigation to enforce Title IX and promote gender equity.  Projects have included challenging biased testing procedures, inequities in math/science education, discrimination in athletics, and sexual harassment. Takes very few cases a year; information and resources on website.
  • Works to eliminate gender bias in education. Provides undergraduate scholarships, doctoral dissertation awards, special grants to K-12 teachers to support classroom efforts at eliminating bias, and special grants to K-12 students working to support the ideals of the Myra Sadker Foundation. Website has resources and suggestions for achieving equality in education.
  • Works in coalition to provide leadership, advocacy, professional development, and outreach to achieve gender equity, and to erase inequalities due to disability, race, socioeconomic status. Publications, research, public policy.
  • Fights discrimination based on gender, race/ethnicity, disability, and level of family income. Workshops and training institutes for educators, school administrators, and parents; research projects to strengthen education programs, especially science and math; resources for women and girls with disabilities.
  • AAUW Offers a wide variety of scholarships and grants to students and professionals via Education Fund.  Legal Advocacy Fund (part of the AAUW Educational Foundation) provides financial and technical support to students, faculty, staff, and administrators in cases challenging discriminatory practices such as sexual harassment, denial of tenure or promotion, pay inequity, and inequality in women's athletics programs. Issue resources on pay equity, tenure, sexual assault and harassment on campus, Title IX available online.
  • Activities include research, advocacy, leadership development and programming development. Goal of these projects is to increase gender equality in school sports.