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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
Sebelius Resigns: Secretary of Health & Human Services steps down after Affordable Care Act failures. Women Voters: Why women don't vote for women. Stay-Home-Moms: More women are staying home to raise their children. Women Veterans: Employing service women after service. PANELISTS: Francesca Chambers, Megan Beyer, Patricia Sosa, Jennifer Marshall
Gender Pay Gap: How mothers affect their daughters' income. SCOTUS Decision: How the campaign finance decision could be helpful for women. Behind the Headlines: Technology - Empowering or Enslaving? PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Red Alert Politics Editor Francesca Chambers, The Gender Equality Project’s Megan Beyer, Republican Strategist Bettina Inclan
Carter & Religion: The former president says most religions are sexist. Marriage & Divorce: why millennials want to get married, but aren't. Behind the Headlines: Cindy Chupack, an award-winning screenwriter, on women and humor. PANEL: Sabrina Schaeffer, Executive Director, Independent Women’s Forum; Former Judge and Federal Prosecutor Debra Carnahan; Journalist Anushay Hossain; Republican Strategist Rina Shah
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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
Click “read more” to see what they had to say!