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A law in Texas may require abortion clinics to upgrade their facilities resulting in costly fees. A new study found that involved fathers are more satisfied with their jobs than involved mothers. As Beijing + 20 approaches, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, discusses the progress made towards women empowerment. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton; Genevieve Wood; Erin Matson; Rina Shah Bharara
Moms vs. Police Brutality: Mothers demand police reform. Sexual Assault: New Department of Justice study shows differences for survivors on and off campus. Bacha Posh: Jenny Nordberg chronicles Afghanistan's hidden third gender in "The Underground Girls of Kabul."
Deep in Rio de Janeiro's favelas, something extraordinary is starting to take hold. “Becoming Papa” travels an arduous journey with two Brazilian men who live in homes riven with domestic violence as they transition to living violence-free. Host Bonnie Erbé calls their remarkable transformations to equal caregiving, “the final chapter in feminism.” Don't miss this special documentary episode.
UVA Suspends Frats: UVA suspends all fraternity related activity after an alleged gang rape occurs at a frat house. Debunking "Opting Out": new study shows women are no longer "opting out", but attempting to balance work and childcare. Turkish President on Gender Equality: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan states women and men can never be equal.
Women & Midterm Elections: how female voters and candidates shaped the midterm elections. Maternity Leave: How helpful policies can have unintended consequences. Melanne Verveer: The diplomat and scholar on why including women in peace negotiations will lead to a more secure world.
Women & Midterm Elections: With women expected to play a huge role at the polls, how will female candidates perform? Female Marines: Women getting farther into the marines' infantry training courses, though not completing them. Lean Together: The Independent Women's Forum offers an alternative to the progressive agenda.
Flex Time: Research shows that a majority of men have a flexible work schedules, but they do not do more house or childcare. Political Ads: Conservatives like Mitch McConnell attempt to gain votes from women. Young Female Voters: Both parties realize how important the young, unmarried women's vote will be.
Women CEOs: According to a new study, only 2 of the best-performing 100 CEOs are women. Egg Freezing: Facebook & Apple offer to pay for women freezing their eggs. Male Sexual Assault Survivors: Men break the silence on the problems of abuse both in the military and civilian life. PANEL: The Daily Signal’s Genevieve Wood; Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum Patrice Lee; Progressive Commentator, Patricia Sosa; Kim Gandy, President of the National Network to End Domestic Violence
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A Native American fable tells of the hummingbird that was able to put out a raging forest fire with one beakful of water at a time. There is guidance here for all of us who are already, after a month of this administration, feeling overwhelmed by noise and perhaps exhausted by the continuing crisis.
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This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss women pursuing careers in politics, the female faces of the White House and immigration.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Conservative Commentator Dana White, Former Wall Street Journal Reporter Asra Nomani and Republican Strategist Rina Shah.
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