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Domestic Violence: Climate Change Connection

August 21, 2013

Domestic violence has reached epic proportions in Italy. So much so that Prime Minister Enrico Letta this month issued a 12-point legal decree imposing harsher penalties for perpetrators of all manner of domestic abuse ranging from murder, to rape to stalking. But women’s rights advocates in the country say the problem is not a lack of laws against domestic violence. According to the New York Times, it is a lack of charges, arrests and prosecution of and against the mostly male offenders. It is also a lack of resources to help women stuck in violent relationships to get out and stay out.

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Learn More about the UN Millennium Development Goals

July 26, 2013

If you watched this week's documentary about women's reproductive rights in developing countries, you may be interested to know more about the United Nations Millenium Development Goals.

Click here for an in-depth explanation.

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Bonnie Erbé on A Hero's Hero

July 17, 2013
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) is a hero's hero, or perhaps more apropos in this instance, a shero's shero. She is leading the long-overdue fight to rid the military of sexual assault.  The facts, figures and history are well-known but continue to amaze this observer. 
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Sex Trafficking Flourishes In The Internet Age

July 15, 2013

Commercial sex will never go away -- let's admit it. But why is it proliferating? The Internet, unfortunately, provides an almost unfettered platform for commercial sex hookups. It also allows pimps to find, track and enslave girls and women in sex trafficking. 

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Should Filibuster Leader seek Texas Governor's Job?

July 05, 2013

Imagine Ann Richards onstage, her smile wide as Texas, her voice just as buoyant and her sense of humor equally keen. Can you see the much-beloved former Texas governor morphing into Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis? I pose the question because following Davis’ filibuster last week in the Texas Senate, she has become a media darling and is being touted as her party’s salvation in the next governor’s race.

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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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