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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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Sexual Harassment at Work: Know Your Rights in Pennsylvania

We are in the midst of an extraordinary culture shift. The #MeToo and #TimesUp  movements have unleashed a fury on the part of women who have been subjected to behaviors which, at their worst, involve felonious sexual assault in the … 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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Pennsylvania Falls Further Behind While Workplace Protections for Pregnant and Nursing Women Take Effect in Connecticut and Nevada

Starting this month, women in Connecticut and Nevada have stronger legal protections if they need reasonable workplace accommodations while they are pregnant or nursing. These two states, like twenty-‍one others across the country, have each passed a law that explicitly grants … Continue reading

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“I Admit, It’s a Strange Time to Accept an Award for Progress.”

WLP Executive Director Carol E. Tracy is the 2017 Honoree of the Sandra Day O’Connor Award. The Philadelphia Bar Association annually presents the Sandra Day O’Connor Award to a female attorney who has demonstrated superior legal talent, achieved significant legal accomplishments, … Continue reading

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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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