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Panelists discuss the White House's push for women's economic empowerment and votes, including an interview with the Domestic Policy Council Director Cecilia Munoz. Next, Lilly Ledbetter, the face of pay equity, tells us her story. Then, controversy of the Augusta National Golf Club's all male policy as IBM, one of its top sponsors, sports a female CEO.
Panelists discuss Violence Against Women's Act. Then, women's health and the Supreme Court. Behind the headlines: gleaning and why it is important in feeding America's hungry.
Panelists discuss Arizona's new stance on womens health, including a bill restricting access to contraception. Then, we turn to the new documentary 'Bully' and the teenager who is trying to make sure every kid sees the movie. Behind the headlines: a new initiative, The 2012 Project, wants to get more women in public office, including women from unconventional places.
In honor of Women's History Month, watch our specials from the past including interviews with Academy Award winning actress Meryl Streep on her Oscar winning role as British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and Justice Sandra Day O'Connor speaks on her historic appointment to the Supreme Court. Also featuring interviews with Nancy Pelosi, when she was the first female Speaker of the House, and the most honored African-American woman in the civil rights movement, Dr. Dorothy Height, and the story of a female Pharaoh.
This week, Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill fight back, holding their own hearing on contraception. Then, French women will no longer be called 'mademoiselle'. Behind the Headlines: A high schooler spends her senior year pretending to be pregnant to challenge stereotypes about pregnant teens.
This week, birth control politics heat up on Capitol Hill and the GOP campaign trail. Then, women's boxing will make history in this year's Olympic games. Behind the Headlines, Finland's first woman President talks about her presidency and its impact.
This week, President Obama compromises with religious leaders, no longer requiring them to provide birth control to women through insurance. Then, the Pentagon releases new recommendations putting women closer to the front lines. Behind the Headlines, The Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel shares President Obama's status with progressives and his chances in the 2012 election.
This week, the Susan G. Komen Foundation backtracked after controversy over announcements it would no longer fund breast exams at Planned Parenthood. Then, a new documentary sheds light on the epidemic of rape in the U.S. military. Behind the Headlines, in honor of Black History Month we talk to Vernice Armour, America's first Black female combat pilot.
This week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wants off the "high wire of American politics." Then, the First Lady announces new regulations for school lunches, which some question as too intrusive by the government. Behind the Headlines, Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) on her run for Senate.
This week, the Pentagon announced new initiatives to stop sexual assaults in the military. Then, OP Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich's ex-wife reveals shocking information about their marriage that could impact his campaign. Behind the Headlines, Working Mother Media's push for paid parental leave.
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To The Contrary Host: Bonnie Erbé
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This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss ISIS’s recruitment of women, transgender students being accepted, and what lessons the women’s movement can take from the LGBT movement.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Reality Check’s Erin Matson; Advisor, Center for American Progress, Danielle Moodie-Mills; The Daily Mail’s Francesca Chambers; Hispanic Post’s Clara Del Villar.
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This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss President Barack Obama’s and Hillary Clinton’s working women agendas, the NFL and U.S. immigration policy towards domestic violence, India’s night shelters children of prostitutes.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Progressive Commentator Patricia Sosa, CEO of Women’s Campaign Fund Betsy Mullins, Republican Strategist Rina Shah and Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy.
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