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Exclusive: Evelyn Yang Reveals She was Sexually Assaulted by Her OB-GYN While Pregnant
CNN

January 17, 2020  | Read More »

Evelyn Yang was reading letters that voters had sent to her husband, Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, and suddenly stopped in her tracks. A woman wrote that she had decided to press sexual assault charges against an investor in her company, because she had heard Yang talk on the campaign trail about how female entrepreneurs don't get enough support.

Doctored Pics Of Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton Used In Violence against Women Campaign
Fox News

January 16, 2020  | Read More »

An Italian artist looking to raise awareness of violence against women has unveiled a series of posters featuring doctored, roughed-up faces of top political figures such as Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

'Women Rising' But Numbers Falling: 2020 March Tries To Re-Energize Amid Flagging Enthusiasm
USA Today

January 16, 2020  | Read More »

The 2016 election of Donald Trump as president so outraged large groups of women that they protested against him in record numbers the day after his inauguration.

3 Kinds Of Women Democrats Refuse To Believe Exist
The Federalist

January 16, 2020  | Read More »

Courtroom drama fans must count as required viewing the movie “Double Jeopardy,” in which a husband frames his wife for his murder without actually dying. Spoiler alert: She exonerates herself by outing him as alive and well at the time of the “murder.”


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It's Time for Progress on the United States' Violence Against Women Act

November 25, 2019 It's Time for Progress on the United States' Violence Against Women Act

By Noel Gasca


Women across the world today are calling on global leaders and governments to take a stance on ending violence against women. Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and it’s led to protests, speeches, and the publication of studies addressing the issue.

 

Here in the United States, politicians and the public are urging lawmakers to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, the oldest federal law tied to investigating and prosecuting violent crimes against women. 

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Impeachment Inquiry; #FireDrillFridays; #MeToo & The C-Suite

November 22, 2019 Impeachment Inquiry; #FireDrillFridays; #MeToo & The C-Suite

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the difference in opinion between men and women on Trump’s impeachment inquiry, Jane Fonda’s fight for environmental justice and the #MeToo movement’s impact within corporations. 

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Megan Beyer, Women for Biden; Patrice Onwuka, Senior Policy Analyst, Independent Women’s Voice; Sabrina Schaeffer, Senior Director, White House Writers Group

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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