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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.

Sexual Harassment at Work: Know Your Rights in Pennsylvania

We are in the midst of an extraordinary culture shift. The #MeToo and #TimesUp  movements have unleashed a fury on the part of women who have been subjected to behaviors which, at their worst, involve felonious sexual assault in the … Continue reading

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Call to Action: Urge PA Senators to Vote NO on Abortion Ban Opposed by Medical Experts

According to several reports, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is teeing up a 20-week abortion ban to be voted on as soon as today. If there’s one political golden rule since Nixon, it’s this: When everything feels like it’s falling … Continue reading

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You’re Invited: March with WLP in Philadelphia on Saturday

The 2018 Women’s March on Philadelphia is taking place this Saturday, January 20. Organizers expect 60,000 people to show up and march. The temperature is expected to be approximately 50 degrees. The program will be shorter this year, but otherwise … Continue reading

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Women’s March on Philadelphia 2018 is Sat. 1/20—What You Need to Know

The rumors are true: There is going to be a second Women’s March on Philadelphia! The Women’s March on Philadelphia 2018 is taking place on Saturday, January 20. Like last year, marchers will convene around Logan Square, then march down … Continue reading

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Thank You Governor Wolf for Pledging to Veto Senate Bill 3

Last week, as the President implied a sitting Senator is a whore and a politician accused of sexually preying on teenage girls almost won a seat in the U.S. Senate, here in Pennsylvania, our mostly male, mostly white GOP-controlled state … Continue reading

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Urgent Call to Action: Tell your State Representative to Vote NO on SB3

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives plans to vote on Senate Bill 3 as early as Monday, December 11. SB3 has already passed the Senate. It is urgent that you contact your state Representative and urge him or her to vote … Continue reading

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Read our Letter to Pennsylvania Lawmakers Outlining Why SB3 is Unconstitutional

On December 6, we sent this letter to members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives outlining why Senate Bill 3 is unconstitutional. The House is expected to vote on Senate Bill 3 next week, as early as Monday, December 11. … Continue reading

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