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Are children being used as props in the gun control debate? Then, is the U.S. falling behind on participation of women in the workplace? Behind the Headlines: Arizona's new Congresswoman , Democrat Kyrsten Sinema. Panel:Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC),The Heritage Foundation's Genevieve Wood,Women's National Democratic Club President Nuchhi Currier, Fox News Political Analyst Angela McGlowan
As the 113th Congress gets sworn in, new Illinois Democrat and Iraq war veteran Rep. Tammy Duckworth shares her story of service. Then, international rights community calls for change after the brutal gang-rape of a woman in India, and declining birth rates in the United States.
Panelists discuss the future of gun laws in the United States following the tragic shooting at a Connecticut elementary school. Then, we turn to a look at the stories that had everyone talking all year, with a glance ahead at what's next for women in 2013.
Panelists discuss how the newly elected women will change things in the next Congress. Then, a new UN report says access to contraception could boostthe world's economy by billions of dollars. Behind the Headlines. Marianne Williamson on changing the way women talk about politics.
Panelists discuss the historic win for women in Congress and Senate and what President Obama's second term means for women. Then, the importance of women's vote in this election. Behind the Headlines. Coming Home. The challenges faced by returning women veterans.
Panelists discuss the waitress moms impact on election day and whether they'll be swayed by recent political gaffes about rape. Then, we turn to the European Parliament, who rejected an application for the Central Bank becausethe applicant was a MAN. And, Behind the Headlines: Kathleen Turner. The Actress and advocate brings the role of Molly Ivins to DC in advance of election day.
Gop nominee Mitt Romney pulls even with President Obama among women voters in swing states. Then, a former Amherst College student brings attention to rape on college campuses. And, Behind the Headlines, Salon.com's Joan Walsh asks, What's the Matter with White People?
Will a more moderate Mitt Romney appeal to women voters? Then, we turn to the first UN International Day of the Girl Child and its focus on child marriage. And, Behind the Headlines, wage theft, a little known problem that costs mainly women workers millions of dollars.
Panelists discuss the criticism and support GOP Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan has received for buying hunting gear for his 10-year-old daughter. Then, we turn to a new study that shows bias still persists against women in the sciences. And, Behind the Headlines, BPA-a by-product of plastic production, is raising health concerns.
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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 women's lack of confidence, the disturbing acceptance of sex assault, and whether Jesus was a feminist.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is 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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I watched an important, at times enthralling web session hosted by the Clinton Global Initiative this afternoon. Secretary Hillary Clinton was joined by her daughter, Chelsea and actress America Ferrera, as well as by live remotes from across the country with girls schools and Girls Clubs. http://bit.ly/1pdoYv0 It's part of a series of meetings and webcasts called No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project. Hillary Clinton was in fine form, giving wise and motherly advice to the up-and-comers. She said nothing controversial. Her biggest push seemed to be to try to get girls to give up young women's need for perfection. She told them, give it your best, and it may not be perfect, but "good" will do just fine. It reminded me of the saying, "don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good."Read More »