Issues & Initiatives

Established in 1974, the Women’s Law Project is the only public interest legal center in Pennsylvania devoted to protecting and advancing the rights of women and girls.

Abortion and Reproductive Healthcare

Urgent Action Alert: Don’t Let Them “Defund” Planned Parenthood in Pennsylvania Read More >>

Victory: WLP Statement on Ruling that Protects Abortion Providers Read More >>

WLP Files Court Brief to Protect Scientists from Anti-Abortion Harassment & Violence Read More >>

Anti-Choice Organization Sues PA Auditor General for Auditing Them Read More >>


Domestic and Sexual Violence

The 14 hospitals in Pennsylvania that refuse to provide emergency contraception to rape patients Read More >>

Bringing the “Philadelphia Model” of Improving Police Response to Sexual Assault to Canada Read More >>

“We Go In, We Ask Questions.” Reforming Police Response to Rape.  Read More >>

Sex & Gender Discrimination

PA Court Rules Catholic Colleges Subject To Anti-Discrimination Laws Read More >>

WLP Signs onto Brief Submitted to SCOTUS Supporting Transgender Rights  Read More >>

WLP Condemns Reversal of Protections for Transgender Students Read More >>

About the Pennsylvania Campaign for Women’s Health & Economic Security Read More >>

Workplace Equality

Report: Pennsylvania Women Not On Track for Equal Pay Until 2068 Read More >>

Warning: PA SB 241 is a Fake Equal Pay Bill Read More >>

2017 Marks 50 Years Since PA Updated the Equal Pay Act. Read More >>

How Pennsylvania Fails New Mothers in the Workplace Read More >>

Women Vote PA

WomenVote PA is the non-partisan action arm of the Women’s Law Project that connects a woman’s right to a full-range of reproductive health choices, economic security, and freedom from violence, with the importance of civic engagement, including the exercise of her vote.  Read More >>

PA Campaign for Women’s Health

The Campaign for Women’s Health is a collaborative effort of 55 local, state and national organizations calling for evidence-based policies to improve women’s health and economic security in Pennsylvania. Join us. Read More >>

About the Women’s Law Project

The Women’s Law Project is the only public interest law center devoted the rights of women and girls in Pennsylvania.

We’re proud to be a state-based organization with an extensive track record of legal precedents and policy reforms that advance the rights of women and families—particularly those with few resources and little political power.

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