Key Publications

A Report on Pennsylvania’s Community Conversations on Women’s Health (PDF) 

Throughout 2017, the Pennsylvania Campaign for Women’s Health hosted 12 Community Conversations on Women’s Health across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania so that we could do what too many Pennsylvania legislators, unfortunately, will not: Listen to women.

Sexual Harassment at Work: Your Legal Rights in Pennsylvania (PDF)

If a person is sexually harassed, their rights will depend on where the harassment occurred and what laws apply. This overview addresses sexual harassment related to work. Sexual harassment violates civil laws that apply to the workplace, and it could also violate criminal laws.

Policy Brief: Improving Police Response to Sexual Assault (PDF)

The Women’s Law Project is a leader in developing innovative strategies to improve police response to sex crimes on both a local and national level. WLP’s advocacy on this issue started with its leadership in reforming police practice in Philadelphia in 1999, which included the unprecedented advocate review of sex crime files. This advocate-led process has been called the gold standard, and is currently being implemented in cities and towns across the United States and Canada.

Through the Lens of Equality: Eliminating Sex Bias to Improve the Health of Pennsylvania’s Women (PDF)

Our landmark 2012 report provides a detailed analysis of women’s status in Pennsylvania, including the impact of sexual violence, workplace discrimination, intimate partner violence, poverty, restrictions on access to reproductive healthcare and sex and gender bias in health insurance. The recommendations included in Through the Lens informed the creation of the Women’s Health Agenda, a legislative package of initiatives designed to improve women’s health and economic security in Pennsylvania.