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

What You Need to Know about Abortion Restriction SB3 Read More >>


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


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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

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 >>


PA Senate Goes Backward, Passes Dangerous TANF Ban   Read More >>


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


Workplace Equality

WLP Supports Philadelphia’s Prior Wage/Equal Pay Ordinance  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 >>


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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