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

Just in: An Action Plan to Protect Contraception Access in Pennsylvania Read More >>


Why is it So Hard to Get Abortion Right in the News? Read More >>


Pennsylvania is Suing Donald Trump Over the New Contraception Rules Read More >>


WLP Statement on Trump Administration’s Rollback of the Contraception Mandate Read More >>


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Domestic and Sexual Violence


What is the Economic Cost of Violence Against Women?  Read More >>


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 >>


Sex & Gender Discrimination

We Just Filed an Brief to the Supreme Court of the United States in Lazar v. Kroncke Read More >>


WLP Presents FAIR:PLAY, a New Website that Exposes Discrimination Against Female Athletes in Pa. Schools   Read More >>


WLP Represents Lock Haven Student-Athletes in Title IX Athletic Equity Lawsuit Read More >>


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


Workplace Equality

On Sexual Harassment in Hollywood, on Campus & in Pennsylvania  Read More >>


We Filed a Brief Supporting Philadelphia’s Prior Wage Equal Pay Ordinance  Read More >>


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


Pennsylvania women may need to choose between breastfeeding, job  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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