Warner Brothers CEO steps down after allegations of sexual impropriety. What's next for the #MeToo Movement and Hollywood? Tennessee was the key for the suffragist movement to secure the right to vote for women. Journalist and author Elaine Weiss discusses this battle in her book, The Woman’s Hour.Watch Video
We continue our Women Thought Leaders series with interviews with two new members of the House of Representatives Susan Wild (D-PA) and Kim Schrier (D-WA). What are the top issues for these lawmakers?Watch Video
The Catholic Church holds a historic summit to stop abuse of minor. How white suffragists frequently turned their back on their black sisters. We speak with Reps. Karen Bass and Barbara Lee about African-American role models.Watch Video
This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the progress of the #MeToo Movement, the Warner Bros. Scandal, and the Suffragists final battle for the right to vote in Tennessee.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Representative for the District of Columbia, Eleanor Holmes Norton; Megan Beyer, Wilson Center, Women In Public Service; Commentary writer for the Washington Examiner, Tiana Lowe; and Republican Strategist, Rina Shah.
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A Shortage Of Women In China Has Led To the Trafficking Of ‘Brides’ From Myanmar, Says A Report
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Authorities on both sides of the border have failed to stop the trafficking of hundreds of women from Myanmar to China, says a new report released by Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday.
Sheila Katz was a young executive at Hillel International, the Jewish college outreach organization, when she was sent to visit the philanthropist Michael H. Steinhardt, a New York billionaire. He had once been a major donor, and her goal was to persuade him to increase his support. But in their first encounter, he asked her repeatedly if she wanted to have sex with him, she said.
Twenty-eight U.S. women’s soccer players, including stars Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe and Carli Lloyd, recently filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation, accelerating their fight for equal pay and working conditions compared with their counterparts on the men’s team, according to the Associated Press.
Anita Hill put her career and reputation on the line to fight back against workplace harassment in the corridors of power. Decades ahead of her time, her actions paved the way for the #MeToo movement, in which she is now playing a pivotal role, leading the charge to make Hollywood a safe and equal work environment.
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