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A Silenced Minority Seeks Justice: Global Women Suffer Sexual Abuse

February 29, 2016 Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Hawa Bangura receives 2016 Hillary Rodham Clinton award for advancing women in peace and security.

By: Beverly Kwakye

Sexual violence against women is a widely ignored crime as many victims continue to receive little to no justice globally, U.N. Special Representative, Zainab Hawa Bangura, explained at an event on Human Security in the Face of Violent Extremism, at Georgetown University, Monday.

The event was held to address human security and the effort to protect global women from sexual violence as a weapon of war, and award both Bangura and New York Times reporter Alissa Rubin, for their services in addressing human rights.

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Older Working Women; UN Women Funding; Flint Water Crisis

February 26, 2016

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss why women are working longer into old age, whether there is enough funding for gender equality in the UN’s budget, and the mom being hailed as one of the heroes to emerge from the Flint water crisis.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Progressive Commentator Patricia Sosa, The Daily Signal’s Genevieve Wood, GOP Political Strategist Jennifer Higgins, and Journalist Anushay Hossain.

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Older Working Women; UN Women Funding; Flint Water Crisis

February 26, 2016

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss why women are working longer into old age, whether there is enough funding for gender equality in the UN’s budget, and the mom being hailed as one of the heroes to emerge from the Flint water crisis.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Progressive Commentator Patricia Sosa, The Daily Signal’s Genevieve Wood, GOP Political Strategist Jennifer Higgins, and Journalist Anushay Hossain.

Click read more to see what they had to say!

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All about Women and Girls: A To the Contrary Film Festival

February 26, 2016

To the Contrary is launching its inaurgural film festival highlighting the rights and struggles of women, girls and diverse communities. Winning programs will be broadcast nationally on To the Contrary on PBS. Entries from women and men are accepted.  Watch for more information on categories and how to get your exceptoional film on air in the next few weeks.

Submissions open March 14, 2016

The Great I Am

February 25, 2016 Cameron Carpenter – The International Touring Organ in rehearsal

by Sallie Bingham

My comments a few days ago on “Mr. Trump” inspired many spirited replies, and also prodded me to think about the larger issues involved in any display of ego. That great source of manic and undisciplined energy must have some positive uses!

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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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