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Women still only make 79 cents on the dollar compared to men in the United States. Actress Patricia Arquette brought the issue to national prominence in her Oscar acceptance speech for "Boyhood," and she continues her advocacy on Equal Pay Day with Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY). Meanwhile, the IWF releases Working for Women report. PANEL: Lara Brown, Patrice Lee, Atima Omara, Francesca Chambers
A special documentary episode of To the Contrary explores the trend away from orphanages and towards family reunification. Host Bonnie Erbé travels to Ethiopia to explore why parents give up their children. She reports on the research showing how orphanages jeopardize children's psychological and mental well-being.
Abortion Pill: Is surgical abortion a thing of the past? Barriers & Bias: The myriad factors holding women back from leadership positions. Public Service: Empowering women Panel: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Penny Young Nance, Rina Shah Bharara, Ashe Schow, Debra Carnahan
Moms Against Terrorism: Women organize to root out extremism. Contraception: The Supreme Court weighs whether acommodations for religious organizations in regards to birth control coverage are reasonable. All the Single Ladies: The growing influence of single women.
Encore: 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.
Older Working Women: Why women are working longer, and what it means for the economy. UN Women Funding: Activists call for more money for gender equality. Flint Water Crisis: We speak with LeeAnne Walters, the mom being hailed as one of the heroes to emerge from the water crisis. PANEL: Patricia Sosa, Genevieve Wood, Jennifer Higgins, Anushay Hossain
SCOTUS, Trump & Pope: We take a look at important issues for women surrounding the presidential race. Football, Alcohol & Rape: Is there a connection between campus party culture and sexual assault? Curvology: One anatomist's surprising and controversial explanation behind women's unique bodies. PANEL: Rina Shah Bharara, Ashe Schow, Zoe Carpenter, Avis Jones-DeWeever
Election & Black Vote: Bernie Sanders & Hillary Clinton make their pitches to black voters.. Raising the Race: Riché Barnes’s new book talks about the unique experience of black mothers and career women.. Black Heroines: For Black History Month, we reflect on influential black women who have changed the world. Panel: Avis Jones DeWeever; Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton; Dana White; Patrice Lee
Young Women & Elections: Organizations such as WUFPAC and young female politicians urge young women to make their voices heard. Military Draft: Should women be drafted into the armed forces? Football & Feminism: It's Super Bowl time again! Diane Roberts asks: can feminists be football fans? PANEL: Ashe Show, Erin Matson, Anushay Hossain, Dana White
Academic Gender Gap: Have researchers found the reason behind the gap between boys and girls in school? Trump Feud: The role of gender in Donald Trump's feud with Fox. Ambassador Swanee Hunt: We hear the amazing story of how Rwandan women rebuilt their country. PANEL: Rina Shah, Debra Carnahan, Founder, Avis Jones-DeWeever, Julie Gunlock
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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 the GOP’s “women problem,” hiring discrimination levels not going down, and how men and women are perceived differently when it comes to being providers.
On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Republican Strategist Jennifer Higgins, Voto Latino’s Maria Teresa Kumar, and Women for Trump’s Ann Stone.
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by Sawyer Phillips
Signs in Spanish and English bobbed over the heads of DACA protestors in the early September humidity. “Undocumented and unafraid” and “Justicia y dignidad para los inmigrantes” (justice and dignity for immigrants) were just a few of the messages posted on banners. The emotion was thicker than the air. More than one hundred demonstrators gathered in front of the White House on Tuesday to protest President Trump’s decision to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy.Read More »