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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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Announcing the 2016 “Say What” Winner … Phyllis Schlafly!

  The Women’s Law Project is pleased to announce the winner of our third annual “Say What” contest—wherein readers and party attendees vote for the most ridiculous, most offensive statement said about women by a public person in the previous … Continue reading

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Preventing the Next Kermit Gosnell

In response to the exponential rise of abortion restrictions and subsequent mass closure of healthcare facilities providing reproductive healthcare for poor and working-class women, abortion is going to the Supreme Court. In Whole Woman’s Health v. Cole, the justices will … Continue reading

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