Tag Archives: Women’s Law Project

December 1: Please Join Us at Our Annual Gala in Philadelphia 

It’s been a year and we’re still here–fighting harder than ever for gender justice and equality for women and girls in Pennsylvania. The theme of our December 1 party is “Nevertheless, She Persisted.” Our party is Friday December 1, 5:30 … Continue reading

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We Filed a Brief to the Supreme Court of the United States Fighting for Women’s Economic Security

Attorneys at the Women’s Law Project have filed an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief to the Supreme Court of the United States in a case that will have significant impact on American women’s economic security. At issue in … 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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Action Alert: Tell Your State Senator Not to Discriminate Against Trans Youth

We need you to let your state Senator know that you care about protecting transgender kids in Pennsylvania. This vote can happen as early as today. Pennsylvania’s Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is scheduled to run out of funds the … Continue reading

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WLP’s New Website Exposes Discrimination Against Female Athletes in Pennsylvania Secondary Schools

The Women’s Law Project is proud to present FAIR:PLAY, a new website that enables anyone to quickly and easily check if any given public secondary school in Pennsylvania may be discriminating against female athletes. We are launching the website at … Continue reading

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PA Senate Goes Backward, Passes Dangerous TANF Ban

We strongly oppose Senate Bill 6. Read the letter we sent to Pennsylvania Senators urging them to oppose Senate Bill 6. Unfortunately, the Pennsylvania Senate just passed SB6 by a margin of 40 to nine. We’d like to thank Pennsylvania Senators … Continue reading

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WLP’s Amal Bass Honored as Attorney ‘Shaping Philadelphia’

WLP Attorney Amal Bass and her work at the Women’s Law Project are spotlighted today in Billy Penn’s “Who’s Next?” feature focused on the legal profession. From BillyPenn.com: Young people make up some of the best lawyers and legal minds in … Continue reading

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