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USAID: New agenda aims to spend more money improving child birth and maternal health worldwide. Abortion In Film: The new movie Obvious Child is the first since 1982 to portray a successful abortion. PAST Act: A stalled bill aimed at ending practice of soring which tortures Tennessee Walking Horses. PANEL: The Gender Equality Project’s Megan Beyer, Libertarian Commentator Nicole Kurokawa Neily, World Economic Forum Global Shaper Erica Williams Simon, The Daily Mail’s Francesca Chambers, SVP for Programs and Innovation at The Humane Society of the US Holly Hazard
Human Trafficking: A new report grades governments on how effective they are at fighting modern-day slavery. Working Families: The White House will hold its first-ever Summit on Working Families. Male CEO Panel: A controversial picture depicts an all-male panel at a women's summit. PANEL: Former Judge and Federal Prosecutor Debra Carnahan, Journalist Anushay Hossain, Heritage Foundation’s Genevieve Wood, Republican Strategist Rina Shah
Women giving birth in the Wild; Pope Francis on pets vs. children; New Report Voice and Agency makes the case for women's empowerment PANEL: Reality Check Erin Matson; Pres. Network of Enlightened Women Karin Agness; Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Conservative Commentator Linda Chavez
How Gender Plays a Role in Mass Shootings, Arianna Huffington’s New Book “Thrive”, Remembering Maya Angelou. PANEL: IWF Sabrina Schaeffer; Associate Professor Dr. Lara Brown; CNN Political Commentator Donna Brazile; The Daily Mail’s Francesca Chambers
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.
Jill Abramson; The first female executive editor of the New York Times controversially fired. GOP Women: The Republican party lags behind the Democratic Party when it comes to female candidates. Behind the Headlines: Women's History Museum. Reps. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) & Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) on why they'd like to see the museum built. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Sam Bennett, Mercedes Vianna Schlapp, & Darlene Kennedy.
Nigeria's Schoolgirls: All 20 U.S. women senators call for action on the abduction of roughly 300 girls. Teen Pregnancy Lows: Pregnancy, abortion, and childbirth rates among teens are at record lows. Infertility: The pros and cons of the infertility industry. PANELISTS: Republican Strategist Bettina Inclan, Women Thrive Worldwide President Ritu Sharma, Republican Strategist Rina Shah, Host of Focus Point Avis Jones DeWeever
Sexual Assault: The White House calls on men get involved. Feminist Men: Why men don't advocate for women. Child Slavery: One young woman's memoir and the conflict in Nigeria. PANELISTS: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC), Republican Pollster Kellyanne Conway; Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy, Journalist Anushay Hossain
A Special Documentary Edition: Too Many People, Too Little Water - The Drying of America. To the Contrary takes an in-depth look into our depleting water supply; the causes and what, if anything, we can do to reverse this trend. From Nevada, Arizona and California in the west to North and South Carolina on the east coast, this provocative documentary takes you to communities struggling with the impact of this critical problem.
Confidence Gap: Is a lack of confidence the main thing holding women back? Sexual Assault: Young people report seeing harassment as normal. Behind the Headlines: Jesus Feminist. Why this author says the term is not a contradiction. PANEL: Progressive Magazine Editor-in-chief Ruth Conniff, Former EEOC Chair Cari Dominguez, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), The Heritage Foundation’s Genevieve Wood
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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 »
This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss early voting patterns among men and women and Debbie Allen’s theatrical narrative: Freeze Frame.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Representative Donna Edwards (D-MD), President and Founder of The Republican Muslim Coalition Saba Ahmed, Civil Rights Lawyer Jenifer Rajkumar, and Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Voice Julie Gunlock.
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By Sallie Bingham
An auction to benefit the tribes gathered at Standing Rock—also called Sacred Rock—may not have raised a lot of cash, but it did help us in the audience to have a clearer sense of what is happening.
As they continue to protect the waters of the Missouri River, and ultimately, of the Mississippi, into which it flows, the people at Standing Rock are no longer permitted to leave the encampment to go and offer prayers where the digging for the pipeline is continuing, nearby.Read More »