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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.

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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“We Go In, We Ask Questions.”

While we frequently field requests for information about improving police response to sexual assault, Canadian reporters and advocates have been especially interested in our work since February, when The Globe and Mail published “Unfounded,” a 20-month investigation into how Canadian … Continue reading

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Monday AM: Carol Tracy Discusses Police Response to Sexual Assault on CBC  

Listen live! At 7:40AM Monday morning, Women’s Law Project Executive Director Carol Tracy will be interviewed live on Canadian radio program The Morning Edition with Craig Norris. Carol will be sharing insight from our experience working with the Philadelphia Police … Continue reading

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PA Witholding Some Funds from “Crisis Pregnancy Centers” Amid Audit & Lawsuit

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services will withhold certain payments to Real Alternatives, a chain of so-called crisis pregnancy centers based in Pennsylvania. The decision is the latest development in what has become an ongoing battle between Pennsylvania authorities and the … Continue reading

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