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New Freshwomen in Congress

New Freshwomen in Congress

Meet "freshwomen" Representative Kim Schrier (D-WA) and Representative Susan Wild (D-PA).

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TTCExtra: Lois Quam on International Women's Day

TTCExtra: Lois Quam on International Women's Day

Pathfinder International's Lois Quam on #ForHerFuture.org

Women's News

Mind The Pay Gap: Berlin Public Transit Gives 21% Discount To Women Today To Raise Pay Gap Awareness
Euronews

March 18, 2019  | Read More »

In Berlin, public transit is reminding riders to 'mind the pay gap,' as well as watching their step. A ticket will be offered to women today only that costs 21 per cent less than normal - the amount that women are paid less than men in Germany according to EU statistics. Men will be required to pay the full ticket fare or face evasion fines.

Iran Appointed To UN Women’s Rights Committee – OpEd
Eurasia Review

March 18, 2019  | Read More »

Iran, one of the top women rights abusers in the world, has been granted a seat on a key United Nations committee that oversees protests about the international abuse of women. An announcement by the U.N. on Wednesday said that Iran would be promoted to the international organization’s Committee on the Status of Women.

US Accused Of Trying To Dilute Global Agreements On Women's Rights
The Guardian

March 18, 2019  | Read More »

US officials in New York are attempting to water down language and remove the word “gender” from documents being negotiated at the UN, in what is being seen as a threat to international agreements on women’s rights.

UK's Top Gynecologist Spearheads Women's Health Task Force
The Guardian

March 18, 2019  | Read More »

One of the UK’s top doctors is leading an effort to revolutionise health services for women, from helping them prevent unplanned pregnancies to staving off disease in old age.


Blog

Millennial Voices: The ERA is the Future

February 28, 2019 Millennial Voices: The ERA is the Future

By: Dee Gillingham 

The counter argument against the Equal Rights Amendment is that in 2019, women truly have equal rights in America. Sure, women are climbing ladders and finding success in careers across industries. We have access to certain aspects of healthcare and the right to vote, but America has still fallen short in many contexts. While those were all extremely important wins in the suffragists’ movement, women are not treated equally. That idea is baloney.

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Pope Francis & Sexual Abuse, Black Suffragists, Black History Month

February 22, 2019 Pope Francis & Sexual Abuse, Black Suffragists, Black History Month

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the Catholic Church’s summit to stop sexual abuse, the black suffragists’ story, and in honor of Black History Month, interviews with two prominent African-American congresswomen.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Patrice Lee Onwuka, Senior Policy Analyst, Independent Women’s Voices; Angela Sailor, Heritage Foundation; and Megan Beyer, Women in Public Service.

Click read more to see what they had to say!

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About the Host - Bonnie Erbé

To The Contrary Host: Bonnie Erbé

Bonnie Erbé is a nonpartisan, award-winning American journalist and television host based in the Washington, D.C. area who has ...

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