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What You Need to Know about Trump’s Attack on Title X

The Title X Family Planning Program was established by President Richard Nixon in 1970 in order to help alleviate poverty and improve the health of women and children. It fulfilled Nixon’s promise that “no American woman should be denied access to family planning … Continue reading

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Read Our Comments Opposing Radical Expansion of “Conscience-Based” Exceptions to Evidence-Based Healthcare

In January, the Trump administration proposed a new rule that would seriously compromise access to evidence-based healthcare and medicine for women by broadly expanding “conscience-based” objections to providing it. The new rule would affect as many as 745,000 hospitals, doctors’ offices, pharmacies, … Continue reading

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WLP Files Brief Supporting the City of Pittsburgh & SEIU in Fight for Paid Sick Days

The Women’s Law Project just filed an amici curiae, or friend-of-the-court brief, formally supporting the city of Pittsburgh and SEIU in asking the PA Supreme Court to allow the earned paid sick days ordinance to take effect. Research backs up the common-sense … Continue reading

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A Report on Pennsylvania’s Community Conversations on Women’s Health

Throughout 2017, the Women’s Law Project worked with our partners in the Pennsylvania Campaign for Women’s Health to organize and host 12 public conversations in 10 cities and towns across the Commonwealth, so we could do what too many Pennsylvania … 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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2017 is the Year We Changed the Game

Tara here! I grew up playing basketball, soccer, and softball. In high school, I ran track. All that time, and even to this day, I have no clue if the schools I attended provided equitable athletics opportunities for girls and … Continue reading

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From Carol Tracy: Do You Know a Woman Who Has Persisted?

Do you know a persister? A woman who kept going, against the odds, and despite all the obstacles in her way? Do you know someone leading the resistance, a person who is determined to stand up to the attacks against … Continue reading

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