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About womenslawproject

The Women's Law Project creates a more just and equitable society by advancing the rights and status of all women throughout their lives. To this end, we engage in high-impact litigation, advocacy, and education.

Why We’re Marching in Philadelphia on 1/21

This Saturday, thousands of people are taking to the streets of Philadelphia to participate in the Women’s March on Philadelphia. Participants will gather at 10AM on Logan Circle, then march toward Eakins Oval, where a rally will take place in … Continue reading

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For #Roe44, Join Us for a Free Screening of TRAPPED

  To celebrate the 44th anniversary of Roe v. Wade and explore the current attack on reproductive rights, we invite you to view the groundbreaking documentary TRAPPED (2016) at Chatham University on January 19 at 6:30PM. Tickets are free, and you can … Continue reading

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If You Don’t Support Women’s Rights in 2017, Who Will?

We have 22 days to prepare, and no time to mince words: The President-elect has promised to implement an ideologically driven, anti-evidence, misogynist agenda by attacking women’s access to healthcare and attempting to criminalize almost all abortion. These threats are … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About the “Women’s March on Philadelphia” January 21

  The rhetoric of the past election cycle has insulted, demonized, and threatened many of us–women, immigrants of all statuses, those with diverse religious faiths particularly Muslim, people who identify as LGBTQIA, Native and Indigenous people, Black and Brown people, … Continue reading

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Victory: Philadelphia Passes Equal Pay Legislation

Philadelphia City Council unanimously passed equal pay legislation that prohibits employers from asking applicants’ for their wages history, a best-practice formally recommended by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as an “important step” to ensuring equal pay for equal work. … Continue reading

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“The Flailing Tail of a Dying Dinosaur”

On Friday, December 2, WLP Executive Director Carol E. Tracy gave this speech at our annual party at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia: My talk today is very different from the program we anticipated we’d be showing while … Continue reading

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