Tag Archives: sexual violence

In Memory of John Timoney

The Women’s Law Project would like to express condolences to the family and friends of former Philadelphia Police Commissioner John Timoney, and to lift his legacy by highlighting his vital role in reforming police response to victims of sexual assault … Continue reading

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WLP on Pennsylvania’s Statutes of Limitations Bill

The Women’s Law Project, along with the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape, supports House Bill 1947 moving out of the Senate Judiciary Committee without any further amendments to the bill. House Bill 1947 concerns statutes of limitations on sex abuse, meaning … Continue reading

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On Millennial Anti-Rape Activists & the “Campus Effect”

Women’s Law Project Executive Director Carol E. Tracy is in The Guardian discussing the new wave of anti-rape activists. Specifically, Tracy applauds the profound progress millennial advocates are making in eradicating rape stigma, a deeply rooted cultural construct that all … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Debut of ‘The Hunting Ground’ & Discussion with Filmmaker

“Triumphant… a stirring call to action” – Indiewire The Hunting Ground is a moving new documentary from the Oscar-nominated filmmakers behind The Invisible War. Their new film explores the problem of sexual assault on college campuses, and the broad failure … Continue reading

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WLP Attorneys: Penn Professors Are Wrong

By Tara Murtha, WLP Staff Women’s Law Project Executive Director Carol E. Tracy, Managing Attorney Terry L. Fromson and Staff Attorney Amal Bass, lawyers with extensive experience working with Title IX, the civil law that prohibits discrimination in educational institutions … Continue reading

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