Tag Archives: Philadelphia

Philadelphians Deserve a Fair Workweek, Too

This is a guest post by WLP legal intern Shannon, student at Drexel Kline School of Law, JD Candidate 2019. Finishing up my third year of college, I was already $75,000 in debt and I knew it will only get … 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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What Can Be Done About Street Harassment?

Temple University Kayla Watkins calls street harassment a “daily terror.” “I’ve been being street-harassed since I was 12 and it’s been a constant struggle,” Watkins said at a roundtable convened to explore the problem of street harassment in Philadelphia. “I … Continue reading

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WLP Speaks Out in Support of Philadelphia’s Prior Wage/Equal Pay Ordinance

Advocates gathered at Philadelphia City Hall today to express support for Philadelphia’s prior wage/equal pay ordinance, and the city officials who are fighting against the current attempt to obstruct it. After a hearing in which Women’s Law Project and Pathways … Continue reading

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Calgary Police Latest to Adopt the “Philadelphia Case Review Model” for Reviewing Unfounded Rape Cases

We’ve been traveling lately. In just the last few weeks, WLP attorneys have been to cities across the United States and Canada conducting trainings to help advocates and police replicate our annual review of “unfounded” sex crime files at the Philadelphia Police … Continue reading

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WLP Testifies on the Impact Repealing the ACA Would Have on Women in Philadelphia

Today, Terry L. Fromson, Managing Attorney at the Women’s Law Project, testified before Philadelphia City Council’s Committee on Public Health and Human Services regarding the impact of repealing the Affordable Care Act on the residents of Philadelphia. “Healthcare is a … Continue reading

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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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