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Panelists discuss how the new Republican Party platform and the remarks of Republican Rep. Todd Akin about rape and pregnancy resulting from rape will impact the Republican Convention. Then, we turn to new data showing full-time working moms are healthier than part-time working and stay at home moms. And, Behind the Headlines: cost of hope. One woman shares her journey of navigating the health care system during her husband's terminal illness.
Panelists discuss whether women's health is a winning issue this election year as women heat up the campaign trail. Then, we turn to a new study that shows having female managers may not help women employees get ahead. And, Behind the Headlines: Jennifer Garner. The star of "The Odd Life of Timothy Green" talks about the movie and her work with Save the Children.
Panelists discuss the changes to women's health care going into effect this week, and why some women may be confused at their next check-up. Then, we turn to a new study showing married male bosses with stay-at-home wives may be biased against female employees. And, Behind the Headlines: petitionining women. Three teenagers start an online petition to get a female presidential debate moderator.
Panelists discuss if the Aurora Colorado theater tragedy has reignited the debate over gun control. Then, North Dakota's Senate candidate Heidi Heitkamp talks about the record breaking number of women running for office this year. And, Behind the Headlines: Strong! A new documentary about women weightlifters timed to release with the start of the 2012 Olympics.
Panelists discuss Marissa Mayer, Yahoo's new pregnant CEO and what her hiring means for women. Then, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on why data isn't boring in efforts to empower women around the world. And, Behind the Headlines: Meghan McCain. The young Republican on why she's a feminist and socially liberal.
Panelists discuss the shocking video of an Afghan woman's execution by the Taliban. Then, a first for women and the Olympics? And, Behind the Headlines: BPA. A plastic by-product that's everywhere and rasing health concerns.
Panelists discuss how the Supreme Court's ruling on the healthcare law impacts women's health. Then, can in-vitro fertilization reverse women's biological clock? And, behind the headlines: Human Trafficking. The challenges of combatting a international crime that experts call modern-day slavery.
Panelists discuss the new study that shows Asias have surpassed Hispanics as the largest group of new immigrants to the U.S. Then, we take a look back at 40 years of Title IX. And, behind the headlines: The New Feminist Agenda. Former Vermont governor Madeline Kunin on why American women are falling behind their European counterparts.
Panelists discuss new data showing women do more housework - and they aren't happy about it. Then, we turn to the United Nations' statement against baby boxes in Europe, which allow parents to give up children without penalty. And, behind the headlines: Fatherhood. NBA veteran Etan Thomas shares why fatherhood is such an important gift.
Panelists discuss American nuns' response to a rebuke from the Vatican, as they travel to Rome to speak with church leaders. Then, we turn to the Boy Scouts of America as they consider a resolution to overturn their policy of excluding openly gay members. And, Behind the Headlines: misconceptions about sexual assault in the military.
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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 ...More »
by Cari Stein
To the Contrary Executive Producer
There is a gender gap in STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. That fact is no surprise to our viewers. To the Contrary has been reporting on the issue for years now. Not too long ago we discussed the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s findings that 15-year-old girls around the world, outperform boys in science – EXCEPT in the United States, Britain and Canada.
But what is surprising is that the gap is not being closed in any appreciable way. So what can be done? One solution is to highlight successful women scientists, technology wizzes, engineers and mathematicians. Even more powerful is when that is coupled with mentorships. Earlier this month the two came together as L’Oreal USA celebrated their 2014 For Women in Science Fellows.Read More »
This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the immigration showdown, rape accusations against Bill Cosby, and the Ms. Magazine Wonder Awards and why Gloria Steinem says sexual assault can be eliminated.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton; Republican Strategist, Rina Shah; Former President Women’s Campaign Fund, Siobhan "Sam" Bennett; The Daily Signal’s Genevieve Wood
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