Monthly Archives: May 2017

Calgary Police Latest to Adopt the “Philadelphia Case Review Model” for Reviewing Unfounded Rape Cases

We’ve been traveling lately. In just the last few weeks, WLP attorneys have been to cities across the United States and Canada conducting trainings to help advocates and police replicate our annual review of “unfounded” sex crime files at the Philadelphia Police … Continue reading

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Advocates Declare May 23 “Unequal Pay Day” in Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA –Last year, Philadelphia City Council unanimously passed Bill No. 160840, a “prior pay” wage equity ordinance that prohibits employers from asking applicants to reveal their prior pay during job and salary discussions, or rely on wage history, … Continue reading

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Event: Carol Tracy to Receive Nancy P. Morrill Award

On May 17, the Bucks County Women’s Advocacy Coalition will honor WLP Executive Director Carol E. Tracy with the Nancy P. Morrill Award for outstanding legal work advancing women’s rights. The Nancy P. Morrill Award is named after the founder of the … Continue reading

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130+ Pennsylvanians get “Nevertheless, She Persisted” Tattoos to support the WLP  

  This week, at least 138 men and women from across Pennsylvania traveled to Integrity Tattoo parlor in Montgomery County to express support for women’s equality, and the work of the WLP, by having the phrase “Nevertheless, She Persisted” permanently … Continue reading

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Notorious 9: These PA Politicians Voted Against Women, Seniors & the Disabled in PA

The U.S. House passed a healthcare bill that essentially installs a financial penalty for being raped and having children by allowing states to deny coverage for pre-existing conditions including rape, postpartum depression, cesarean sections, and surviving domestic violence. Women, older … Continue reading

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Carol Tracy Honored with Prestigious Sandra Day O’Connor Award 

The Sandra Day O’Connor Award recognizes legal excellence & pioneering work advancing the rights of women & girls We are proud to announce that the Philadelphia Bar Association will honor Women’s Law Project Executive Director Carol E. Tracy with the … Continue reading

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