Category Archives: Women’s Law Project

Why We’re Working Today in Solidarity with the Women’s Strike

March 8 is International Women’s Day and, this year, organizers of the historic Women’s Marches have designated today as a women’s strike they are calling “A Day Without a Woman.” From the announcement: “In the same spirit of love and … Continue reading

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You’re Invited: The Just Films Festival in Pittsburgh

The Women’s Law Project is proud to present Just Films, a one-of-a-kind festival featuring films focused on social justice and gender inequity. Free and open to the public, the monthly series features ten new social justice films—most showing in Pittsburgh … Continue reading

Posted in Immigration, Just Films, Pittsburgh, Sexual abuse, social justice films, Women's Law Project, You're Invited

Final day: 25 Reasons to Give $25 to the Women’s Law Project

Today marks Carol Tracy’s 25th anniversary as Executive Director of the Women’s Law Project. We’re celebrating all week by posting 25 reasons to be grateful for Carol and the WLP, and inviting you to celebrate with us by supporting this important work. Contributing to … Continue reading

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Day 4: 25 Reasons to Give $25 to the Women’s Law Project

Friday, November 20 marks Carol Tracy’s 25th anniversary as Executive Director of the Women’s Law Project. We’re celebrating all week by posting 25 reasons to be grateful for Carol and the Women’s Law Project, and inviting you to celebrate with us by … Continue reading

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Day 2: 25 Reasons to Give $25 to the Women’s Law Project

Friday, November 20 marks Carol Tracy’s 25th anniversary as Executive Director of the Women’s Law Project. We’re celebrating all week by posting 25 reasons to be grateful for Carol and the Women’s Law Project, and inviting you to celebrate with us by … Continue reading

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25 Reasons to Give $25 to the Women’s Law Project

Friday, November 20 marks Carol Tracy’s 25th anniversary as Executive Director of the Women’s Law Project. We’re celebrating all week by posting 25 reasons to be grateful for Carol and the Women’s Law Project, and inviting you to celebrate with us by … Continue reading

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Catch up with the Latest WLP News

It’s been a busy summer. So busy, in fact, that we wanted to reach out to you to give you a brief round-up of some of what’s been going in case you haven’t been able to keep up. WLP’s Terry … Continue reading

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WLP Managing Attorney Terry L. Fromson Honored as Trailblazer

  Fromson honored for spearheading legal reform to improve systemic response to violence against women Terry L. Fromson, managing attorney of the Women’s Law Project, has been chosen to receive a prestigious 20/20 Vision Award from the American Bar Association … Continue reading

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Women’s Law Project Heads to the Pennsylvania Progressive Summit

As a non-profit Pennsylvania-based organization dedicated to advancing the legal status of women and girls, we are, of course, heading up to Harrisburg for the Progressive Summit today. These are a few of the panels that you will not want … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion Access, Economic Justice, Gender Discrimination, Medicaid, PA Law, PA Legislature, Pennsylvania, pregnancy discrimination, Title IX, Women's health, Women's Law Project, WomenVote PA

Bad Bills Alert: Dangerous Legislation on the Horizon in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania already has several laws on the books that enable physicians and other healthcare employees to refuse to provide certain health care services they find personally objectionable. Such provisions are found within the Religious Freedom Protection Act, the Human Relations … Continue reading

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