The link between almost all mass shooters is a hatred of women, experts say. The prestigious university pays out 14 million dollars to students who say teachers created a culture of assault.Watch Video
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The link between mass shootings & hatred of women. Dartmouth pays out $14 million
Many Democrats report being anxious about nominating a woman to run against Donald Trump
Last week a federal judge in Massachusetts issued a ruling allowing several fraternities and students to proceed with their Title IX sex-discrimination case against Harvard. The students are challenging Harvard’s decision to sanction students who join single-sex organizations. The sororities in the case had argued that the policy hurt female students by denying them access to mentoring and networking opportunities. But ironically, because the sororities have lost membership due to Harvard’s policy, the judge dismissed two of the sorority plaintiffs in the case on the grounds that they no longer had active Harvard chapters and, thus, lack standing to sue.
The United Nations Security Council took a historic step in October 2000 to promote the role of women in global peace and security issues. In passing Resolution 1325 unanimously, the Council affirmed that the leadership and engagement of women is essential in preventing and resolving deadly conflict and in successful peace operations; that civilians, particularly women and children, account for the vast majority of those killed and displaced by armed conflict; and that the U.N. is obliged to protect the safety and human rights of women and girls and ensure their access to humanitarian assistance during and after conflicts.
This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the link between mass shootings and misogyny, and a new sexual assault settlement.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Megan Beyer, Wilson Center, Women In Public Service; Patrice Onwuka, Senior Policy Analyst at the Independent Women’s Voices; Latifa Lyles, Fmr. Dir. Women’s Bureau, US Dept. of Labor; Ann Stone, Co-Founder, Women For Trump.
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