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White House Pay Gap: Are female and male White House staffers paid equally? Microcredit & Poverty: Study shows that microcredit does not benefit women and children in underdeveloped nations. Anonymous: Women involved in social issues online. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Sabrina Schaeffer, Debra Carnahan, Francesca Chambers
Terrorism: Why women and girls join terrorist organizations like ISIS. Transgender Discrimination: The policies surrounding discrimination of transgender people. Domestic Trafficking: The story of one survivor of whose sex trafficking was inter-generational. PANEL: Sam Bennett; Darlene Kennedy; Aisha Moodie-Mills; Sabrina Schaeffer
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.
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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 Sallie Bingham:
This is for you, Keesha, laboring away in a windowless cubicle in Nashville to enable my new cell phone to work in France. This required two hours of ceaseless effort that included translating the questions of a higher-up male with an impenetrable East Indian accent, leaving me wrung out but never denting Keesha’s humor and calm competence.Read More »
This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the women senators up for reelection (and we talk with three of them), Trump’s education budget cuts, and forced marriage in America.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Ann Stone, Women For Trump; Debra Carnahan, Former Judge and Federal Prosecutor; Avis Jones-DeWeever, Founder, Exceptional Leadership Institute for Women; Patrice Lee, Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum
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