Monthly Archives: November 2016

News articles from the November 15, 2016 Press Conference!

City Paper:  Photo from our Public Hearing November 16, 2016

Pittsburgh City Council hears from advocates on gender-equity bill

Pittsburgh City Council is considering a gender equity ordinance.|By Rebecca Addison

WESA: Photo from our Press Conference

Another great article explaining why it is so important to pass this CEDAW Ordinance that we have worked on for over a year and Council Woman Natalia Rudiak has sponsored. The time is now.

Rudiak Pushes To Codify Gender Equity In City Law

Pittsburgh City Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak urged her colleagues to adopt gender equality legislation accepted by most United Nations countries decades|By Liz Reid

Pittsburgh Post Gazette:

Pittsburgh councilwoman targets gender discrimination

November 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Go to the Resources page on this website for details on how to access the videos from the Post Agenda (explains the what, why and how to have CEDAW make a difference in Pittsburgh) and Public Hearing.

Public Hearing Tuesday, November 15, 2016!

End Discrimination Against Women - Pittsburgh for CEDAW

Our CEDAW City Ordinance was Introduced to City Council on October 25th by Natalia Rudiak.

There was a Public Hearing Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 11:30 am at the City-County Building, Floor 5, 414 Grant St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.   Thank you for Coming!

What can you do?

  • As of 11/20/2016 Council Women Deb Gross, Darlene Harris, and Theresa Kail-Smith have joined Natalia Rudiak in sponsoring our CEDAW Ordinance 2016-0905. Contact your council member and let them know that you support Ordinance 2016-0905 to have Pittsburgh support the principles of CEDAW, (the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women). Or contact them to thank them!  You can find your council member’s contact info:



Questions?  Send an email to

* CEDAW: The UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.

No Limits for Women!

Marcia Bandes

Chair, Pittsburgh for CEDAW

Pittsburghers for CEDAW Monthly Meetings.  All are Welcome!
Date:  Next Meeting is Nov 22, 2016.  Check back for changes.
Time: 7:15 pm
Location:  Friends Meeting House, 4836 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh (Oakland).