• Bacha Posh; Night Shelters; <br> Child Brides; Child Slavery

    Bacha Posh; Night Shelters;
    Child Brides; Child Slavery

    A young Afghan girl dressed up and raised as a boy, a shelter in India that offers protection for young children, young girls being married off in India, and once-child-slave Shyima Hall tells her story.

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  • Stopping Sexual Assault<br>On Campus and in the Military

    Stopping Sexual Assault
    On Campus and in the Military

    Stopping sexual assault has become the focus of two institutions: higher education and the military. We take a look at what has been done and what more could be done to stop more people from becoming victims.

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  • Millennial Feminists & Armchair Activism

    Millennial Feminists & Armchair Activism

    Millennial Feminists: Some older feminists say millennials are not as feminist as they hoped. Meanwhile, some young women flood social media with #WhyIDontNeedFeminism. Armchair Activism: Are young feminist activists spending too much time online and not doing enough in the "real world"? PANEL: Erin Matson, Rina Shah Bharara, Anushay Hossain, Francesca Chambers

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  • Entitlements; Discipline in Public Schools

    Entitlements; Discipline in Public Schools

    Entitlements; Lawmakers proposing restrictions to welfare. Discipline in Public Schools; Are minority girls disciplined in school more harshly than others? PANEL: Anushay Hossain, Jennifer Marshall, Danielle Moodie-Mills, and Darlene Kennedy.

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Stopping Sexual Assault on Campus and in the Military

Stopping Sexual Assault on Campus and in the Military

Stopping sexual assault has become the focus of two institutions: higher education and the military. We take a look at what ...

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#FlashbackFriday: One Child No Longer?

#FlashbackFriday: One Child No Longer?

A Chinese government think tank is encouraging the government to overturn its one child policy. See what our panelists think ...

Women's News

Thailand Arrests Five for Trafficking Women into Sex Slavery in China

August 04, 2015  | Read More »

Thailand has arrested five people suspected of trafficking Thai women into sex slavery in China and believed to be part of a ring that has also trafficked women into Malaysia and Singapore, Thai police said on Tuesday. The arrests come a week after the United States kept Thailand on its list of worst human-trafficking centers. The Thai government has said it hopes the U.S. will removed it from the blacklist following a crackdown. "Thailand is determined to tackle and eliminate human trafficking," Thai Police Chief Somyot Pumpanmuang told reporters on Tuesday.

Why We Need Older Women in the Workplace

August 04, 2015  | Read More »

When I was about 30, I was hired to be an editor at The Wall Street Journal. There was no good reason for this. I was a pretty good writer, and I knew the rules of grammar and was in general interested in a lot of stuff. But nothing on my résumé would have pointed in the direction of a coveted job at the No. 2 daily paper in the land; I’m guessing there were lots of people more qualified in line for (and deserving of) that job.

Here's Why Women Feel Cold in the Office

August 04, 2015  | Read More »

How pervasive is bias against women in the workplace? Well, it's literally in the air. That's one takeaway from a new study by two European researchers. Most modern offices use climate control systems based on the metabolic rate of an average 40-year-old man who weighs 155 pounds.

Research Says Women Lie More on Social Media, Especially on Twitter

August 04, 2015  | Read More »

A study of deceitful behaviour on the Internet made the surprising finding that women lie almost twice as much as men in social media posts. The reason women lie is less surprising, if you believe in gender stereotypes: women tell porkies to make other people look good. Men do it to make themselves look good. The Works Sydney advertising agency working with Dr Suresh Sood, a brand data scientist at the UTS Business School, sought to go deeper than the widely known truth: that without the sweaty palms and facial tics to give them away, everyone lies on the Internet, whether about their age, their marital status, their resume or just the all-out envy-making marvellousness of their lives.


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International Women

July 31, 2015 International Women

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists revisit international women’s issues, including Bacha Posh, Night Shelters, Child Brides and Child Slavery.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is:

  • The Gender Equality Project’s Megan Beyer

  • Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy

  • Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)

  • Republican Strategist Rina Shah Bharara

  • Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD)

  • National Network to End Domestic Violence’s Kim Gandy

  • Republican Pollster Kellyanne Conway

  • Progressive Journalist Anushay Hossain

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Sexual Assault on College Campuses & in the Military

July 28, 2015 Sexual Assault on College Campuses & in the Military

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss executing preventive measures to combat sexual assault on college campuses and the military.

On the panel this week joining host  Bonnie Erbe is Feminist Majority Foundation President Eleanor Smeal, Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy, Civil Rights Lawyer Jenifer Rajkumar, and Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum Amber Smith.


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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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