Mitch McConnell says it’s time for Republicans to appeal to women more. A new study says bias in hiring is as bad today as it was in 1989. Americans still see men as the primary providers, even as women’s contribution in terms of income goes up.Watch Video
To The Contrary speaks with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers about the ABLE Act, being a working mom and the need for more women in office.Watch Video
A group of CEOs signed a letter urging Secretary Tillerson to put in place an Ambassador that will focus on empowering women and girls globally. To The Contrary spoke with the first person to hold this position, former Ambassador at large Melanne Verveer.Watch Video
Bonnie Erbe speaks with House Republican Conference Chair, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers.
Co-founder of Women Moving Millions is a huge Wonder Woman fan
While many women lighten their hair, replace glasses with contact lenses and wear high heel shoes to make themselves look more attractive in the workplace, Silicon Valley CEO Eileen Carey did just the opposite.
The Republican Party, particularly in the Senate, sorely lacks diversity. Of the party's 52 Senate seats, only five are held by women and only three by people of color. Thirty-three of the GOP senators are age 60 and over. This absence in diversity was probably notable to McConnell because it was reflected how Americans voted in 2016 — and there's some concern about how people will vote in the 2018 midterm elections, when quite a few seats are up for grabs.
The US Marine Corps is gearing up for the graduation of its first-ever female infantry officer.
The US Marine Corps is Gearing Up for the Graduation of its First-ever Female Infantry Officer
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The Wilson Times
Women’s health to a large degree is inextricably linked with reproductive health, a fact totally ignored by the GOP in its zeal to repeal/replace the ACA (Obamacare) and cut funding from Planned Parenthood. Both legislative actions jeopardize the health and survival particularly of lower-income women.
This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the GOP’s “women problem,” hiring discrimination levels not going down, and how men and women are perceived differently when it comes to being providers.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Republican Strategist Jennifer Higgins, Voto Latino’s Maria Teresa Kumar, and Women for Trump’s Ann Stone.
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by Sawyer Phillips
Signs in Spanish and English bobbed over the heads of DACA protestors in the early September humidity. “Undocumented and unafraid” and “Justicia y dignidad para los inmigrantes” (justice and dignity for immigrants) were just a few of the messages posted on banners. The emotion was thicker than the air. More than one hundred demonstrators gathered in front of the White House on Tuesday to protest President Trump’s decision to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy.Read More »
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