Monthly Archives: November 2015

Action Alert: Help Prevent Domestic Violence Homicides in Pennsylvania

We need you to take one minute to help hold domestic abusers accountable. Strangulation is the single most accurate predictor of a future domestic violence homicide. In fact, one widely accepted study indicates that strangulation domestic-violence victims are 800% more … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Establishes Office to Investigate Wage Theft

Wage theft–the illegal refusal to pay, or the underpayment, of wages due—often happens in hidden, incremental ways that add up to big numbers. It can take many forms, including asking employees to work off the clock, paying workers less than … Continue reading

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WLP at the PA Governor’s Residence to Discuss Campus Rape Crisis

The documentary The Hunting Ground explores the crisis of sexual assault on campus while profiling the transformation of students as they evolve from victims to survivors to empowered activists. The film is also a chilling indictment of the widespread failure of … Continue reading

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Anti-choice Protesters Still Fighting to Knock Down Pittsburgh Buffer Zone

On Friday, November 6, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit will hear oral argument in Bruni v. City of Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh buffer zone case. Earlier this year, a federal judge upheld the … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It: October at the Women’s Law Project

We know you are busy and as you’ll read, so are we, so we’re bringing back our monthly wrap-up posts to make it easier for you to keep up with everything going on at The Women’s Law Project. We’re leading … Continue reading

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Attention Feminists: You Need to Vote Tomorrow

We don’t just mean that you have a civic obligation to go to the voting booth tomorrow, although of course you do. You need to vote tomorrow for an even bigger reason than the usual big reasons: tomorrow’s judicial election … Continue reading

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