Monthly Archives: December 2016

Pittsburgh City Council Unanimously Passes CEDAW Ordinance December 6, 2016

Pittsburgh City Council voted unanimously to approve our CEDAW Ordinance!. Thank You! Now there can be a Commission on Gender Equity with the power to execute a City wide Gender Analysis. The goal will be to identify where the City can contribute to ending gender bias in areas of Economic Development, Education, and Violence Against Women.

Post Gazette New Article:  December 7, 2016

Pittsburgh City Council approves measure to fight gender bias

http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/12/07/Pittsburgh-City-Council-approves-measure-to-fight-gender-bias/stories/201612070049

Miami/Dade County publishes their first “Status of Women” report required under the CEDAW Ordinance passed In 2015.

The ordinance requires the Miami-Dade Commission Auditor and Commission for Women to report each year on the status of women and girls in health and safety, economic development and education.

Read more here:                                                       http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/op-ed/article119064833.html