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Pittsburgh: The Next CEDAW City?

Pittsburgh City Council held a public hearing this Tuesday, November 15, on the CEDAW Ordinance. The CEDAW stands for the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women and is an international treaty promoting gender equality. The United States is … Continue reading

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Just Films Presents: Alice Walker & “Yemanjá: Wisdom from the African Heart of Brazil”

The Women’s Law Project is a proud co-sponsor of the Just Films festival, a new festival that screens one new social justice film per month from September through next June, in Pittsburgh. On October 27, we will screen Yemanjá: Wisdom from the African Heart of Brazil. … Continue reading

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Hey Pennsylvania: Rock Out for Abortion Rights this Saturday 9/10           

This Saturday, more than 30 cities across the country, including Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, are hosting events as part of All Access, a series of concerts and conversations about unequal access to abortion in America. This is the deal: Women’s healthcare … Continue reading

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Protesters Still Fighting to Knock Down Pittsburgh Buffer Zone

As reports of targeted harassment of abortion providers spike in the wake of failed propaganda videos released last year, anti-abortion advocates are continuing efforts to chisel away protective spaces outside of healthcare facilities designed to help shield patients and staff … Continue reading

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Join us in Pittsburgh for a Screening of TRAPPED

We are proud to join with our friends Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania, New Voices Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Pro-Choice Escorts to bring the groundbreaking documentary TRAPPED (2016) to Pittsburgh for a screening at the Melwood Theatre this Thursday, May 26. … Continue reading

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May 6: Join us at Our “Rights to Realities” Party in Pittsburgh

In 2002, the Women’s Law Project opened an office in Pittsburgh so we could more directly serve and support the women of Western Pennsylvania.  We are proud of all the work we’ve been able to accomplish in the region over … Continue reading

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In Memory of Deborah Pollack Maliver

The Women’s Law Project mourns the untimely loss of Deborah Pollack Maliver, a Pittsburgh lawyer who was a strong feminist and steadfast supporter of the Women’s Law Project. Debbie was both a skilled physician and a brilliant attorney. In 1978, … Continue reading

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