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ISIS Women: We speak with experts, including Ayaan Hirsi Ali, who tell us why women are joining terror groups in unprecedented numbers. Self-Induced Abortions: The results of a Texas law which shut down many clinics. Melanne Verveer & Fast Forward: How women's equality can be pushed into overdrive. PANEL: Jennifer Higgins, Erin Matson, Manal Omar, Genevieve Wood
LGBT Parental Rights: A lesbian couple is denied an adoption on the basis of their sexuality. Living with Parents: More young women are living with their parents today than any time since the 40s. "Suffragette": Director Sarah Gavron talks about her new film starring Carey Mulligan and Meryl Streep.
Hillary Clinton & Millennials: Hillary Clinton still trails among millennials, but she’s making progress. Egg Donors: Should there be a cap on how much money donors get? Gloria Steinem: The feminist icon talks about her experiences and her new book, “Life on the Road.” Panel: Sabrina Schaeffer, Jennifer Higgins, Erin Matson, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)
Re-air of Millennial Feminists: Some older feminists say millennials are not as feminist as they hoped. Meanwhile, some young women flood social media with #WhyIDontNeedFeminism. Armchair Activism: Are young feminist activists spending too much time online and not doing enough in the "real world"?
The United Methodist Church remains officially opposed to homosexuality, same sex marriage and self-avowed gay pastors. The fight on this issues is testing the faith more than ever and Dividing The United Methodist Church.
Parliament of Religions: Women's issues take center stage for the first time at the largest interfaith gathering in the world. Jennifer Lawrence: The actress says she's had enough of not getting paid as much as her male co-stars. Overparenting: Jessica Lahey on why failure can be a gift for kids. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Kim Gandy, Manal Omar, Sabrina Schaeffer
Women, Gun Control & NRA: As the nation grieves another mass shooting, we look at how men & women support gun control at different rates. Shark Tank: A contestant on the show cries during a business meeting, igniting a debate. Golden Girls Network: Boomers - especially women - look into alternative ways to living their golden years. PANEL: Ashe Schow, Lara Brown, Clara Del Villar, Anushay Hossein
Equality Study: A LeanIn.Org / McKinsey study looks at why women aren't equal in American corporations. Planned Parenthood: The organization enjoys popularity amid calls from Republicans to defund it. Anne-Marie Slaughter: the President and CEO of the New America Foundation speaks about balancing work and family. PANEL: Del Eleanor Holmes Norton, Linda Chavez, Debra Carnahan, Cari Dominguez
Pope Francis & Women: Will the pontiff allow women into the priesthood? Paternity Leave: Men ask for equal paid parental leave. Girls Who Code: Getting young girls on the track to study and work in STEM fields. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Susan Ferrechio, Rina Shah Bharara, Erin Mats
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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 highlights from the Republican National Convention and the sexual assault allegations against Roger Ailes.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Executive Director of the Independent Women’s Forum Sabrina Schaeffer, Associate Professor at George Washington University Lara Brown, and Republican Strategist Rina Shah.
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by Kara Sorenson
at the Republican Convention for TTC
Women face plenty of barriers when they run for political office. However, when they do, statistically they win at the same rate as men. So why don’t we have more women in elected government positions? It’s not because they are unelectable. The real issue is that not enough young women are trying to run for office.
That was the message at a workshop at the Republican National Convention held by Running Star, a non-profit organization that focuses on supporting women under 40 to run for elected office. It was a positive and engaging event that brought both men and women together to learnt why we need more women in office.Read More »