A Report on Pennsylvania’s Community Conversations on Women’s Health

From the Women’s Law Project (http://www.womenslawproject.org/): Throughout 2017, the Women’s Law Project worked with our partners in the Pennsylvania Campaign for Women’s Health to organize and host 12 public conversations in 10 cities and towns across the Commonwealth, so we … Continued

“Welfare Reform” (in PA) Means Cuts

From Community Legal Services of Philadelphia (https://clsphila.org/): State Bills Would Harm Pennsylvanians Struggling to Get By, and Cost PA Millions in Federal Dollars with No State Savings. The proposals announced by a number of legislators on January 2, 2018 as … Continued

Reduction of Women’s Prison Population Slower the Men’s

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-01-11/budget-policy-and-priorities/reduction-of-womens-prison-population-slower-the-mens/a60987-1 January 11, 2018 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window After 1978, the number of women in prison nationwide increased at twice the rate of men. (bbran19/Pixabay) HARRISBURG, Pa. – Prison populations … Continued

Iceland Becomes First Country to Punish Companies for Paying Women Less Than Men

Posted at https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/01/02/iceland-becomes-first-country-punish-companies-paying-women-less-men Published on Tuesday, January 02, 2018 by Common Dreams “In Iceland, an example of what happens if you actually elect women.” By Julia Conley, staff writer Katrin Jakobsdottir became Iceland’s prime minister in November. The country’s parliament … Continued

Video: WLP Explains Your Rights Regarding Sexual Harassment in Pennsylvania

From the Women’s Law Project (http://www.womenslawproject.org/): Women’s Law Project Executive Director Carol Tracy recently appeared on “At Issue,” a news program that airs Sundays on NBC10 in the Philadelphia market. Tracy discussed the Weinstein story, the culture shift happening in the … Continued