• The Foreign Service: In Search of Diversity

    The Foreign Service: In Search of Diversity

    Foreign Service Officers are the face of America around the world. At a time in the not so distant past, FSOs were almost always white, middle to upper class and from the Northeast. Today, there are more women and minorities, but they are underrepresented. The State Department is working to remake the institution into one that looks like America today; diverse and multi-cultural.

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  • Femvertising, ''#RapeHoax'',<br>Food Security Part II

    Femvertising, ''#RapeHoax'',
    Food Security Part II

    Including women on ad campaigns has proven successful for huge corporations. A smear campaign against Columbia grad Emma Sulkowicz accuses her of falsely accusing a fellow student of rape. The second part of our series on food security investigates the transportation of goods.

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  • Cindy Williams:<br>

    Cindy Williams:
    "We Were Paid Half of What The Boys Made"

    "Laverne & Shirley" star says the female stars were paid half as much as the male stars

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  • Christianity in the US & Food Security

    Christianity in the US & Food Security

    The percentage of people that call themselves Christian is in steep decline according to a new Pew Study. We explore the threats to our food supply, including illness and environmental factors.

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The Foreign Service: In Search of Diversity

The Foreign Service: In Search of Diversity

Foreign Service Officers are the face of America around the world. At a time in the not so distant past, FSOs were almost ...

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TTC Extra: ISIS' Sisterhood

TTC Extra: ISIS' Sisterhood

A recent study found that women join the Islamic state group not just to become 'jihadi wives', but instead to be part of a ...

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The Foreign Service: In Search of Diversity

May 29, 2015 The Foreign Service: In Search of Diversity

This week on PBS' To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, a documentary edition discussing diversity in the Foreign Service.

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Femvertising, "#RapeHoax" and Food Security Part II

May 22, 2015 Femvertising,

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss  the fourth wave of feminism, the social media campaign #rapehoax, and part two of our series on food security.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Liberal Commentator, Erin Matson; Network of Enlightened Women President Karin Agness; and Founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of the Hispanic Post Clara Del Villar.


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Women's News

Senior NHS Doctor Tells Women 'Have Baby Before 30' (Int'l)

June 01, 2015  | Read More »

A top NHS doctor has said that women hoping to conceive should try for a baby before reaching 30 to stop a ‘fertility time bomb’. She also warned that foreign migrants should not be relied upon to keep population levels steady amid declining birth rates among British mothers.

The Fight For a ‘Female Viagra’

June 01, 2015  | Read More »

There are 26 government-approved drugs to treat sexual dysfunction in men, but none for the most common sexual complaint among women. Is the FDA sexist when it comes to sex? The activist group, Even the Score, thinks so. It and others pushing for Food and Drug Administration approval of flibanserin, often called “the little pink pill” or “female Viagra,” argue that the lack of libido-enhancing drugs for women reflects “persistent gender inequality” at the FDA.

The World’s Hardest Country for Women

June 01, 2015  | Read More »

ABUJA, Nigeria — At age 14, Amina should have been in school. Instead she became a bride, and six years later, living in abject poverty, she still endures the painful aftermath of the prolonged labor that led to the death of her baby during childbirth.

Extramarital Affairs More Common in Dependent Spouses, Study Finds

Extramarital Affairs More Common in Dependent Spouses, Study Finds

June 01, 2015  | Read More »

People are more likely to have an extramarital affair if they are economically dependent on their spouse, and men are much more likely to do so, according to a study released on Monday. While it may seem counterintuitive to cheat on the relationship’s breadwinner, the study says that there is a 5% chance that women who are completely economically dependent on their husbands will have an affair, and a 15% chance that men in that financial position will.

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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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