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TTC Extra: Justice Served, #BringBackOurGirls

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To The Contrary
PBS


The Nigerian army rescued over 500 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram have been rescued by. And 10 men have been jailed for the attack against Malala Yousafzai. Continue


TTC Extra: Supreme Court Hears Same-Sex Marriage Arguments

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To The Contrary
PBS


Advocates rallied outside the Supreme Court as the justices heard the arguments in the Obergefell v. Hodges case, which seeks to answer whether the Constitution requires states to allow same-sex marriage. Activists from different spheres and representing different viewpoints demonstrated and spoke. Continue


TTC Extra: Gender Equality in Islam Preview

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To The Contrary
PBS


Dr. Azizah al-Hibri explains the goal of her group, Karamah. Don't miss this special documentary edition of To The Contrary exploring gender equality in Islam! Continue


TTC Extra: Abstinence-Only Class

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To The Contrary
PBS


A professor's tweets went viral recently after expressing disappointment in her high school's son's abstinence-only sexual education program. Continue


The Perfect Victim

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America Reframed
PBS


Four incarcerated women were beaten, raped, sold, abused, and nearly killed by their husbands. Collectively, they spent over eighty-five years in prison, convicted for having killed their husbands to save their lives. Will the judicial system and a notoriously secretive Missouri parole board give them a chance to renew their lives? Continue


TTC Extra: Women on the $20 Bill?

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To The Contrary
PBS


A group calling for Andrew Jackson's replacement as the image on the $20 bill has narrowed the choice to four candidates: Eleanor Roosevelt, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks & Wilma Mankiller. Voting will determine who becomes the top choice of the group, which is lobbying to make the change by 2020. To vote: http://goo.gl/cxAK6p PANEL: Jenifer Rajkumar, Sabrina Schaeffer, Darlene Kennedy, Patricia Sosa Continue


AfroPoP I Ladies' Turn

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AfroPop
PBS


In 2009, in Senegal, where “football is king,” a women’s football street tournament is organized for the first time by the association Ladies’ Turn. Despite the passionate commitment of Seyni, the former captain of the women’s national team, and of the women and men that fight at her side, the game is far from won. Continue


TTC Extra: UPS Accused of Pregnancy Discrimination

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To The Contrary
PBS


The Supreme Court has ruled that UPS employee Peggy Young can proceed with her lawsuit against the shipping company for pregnancy discrimination. She charges she was not given light work in accordance with the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. PANEL: Manal Omar, Anushay Hossain, Sam Bennett, Patrice Lee Continue


The Perfect Victim | Promo

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America Reframed
PBS


Four incarcerated women were beaten, raped, sold, abused, and nearly killed by their husbands. Collectively, they spent over eighty-five years in prison, convicted for having killed their husbands to save their lives. Will the judicial system and a notoriously secretive Missouri parole board give them a chance to renew their lives? Continue


TTC Extra: SXSW Panel Interruption

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To The Contrary
PBS


The lack of diversity in the tech field was awkwardly displayed at the South By South West festival. Google Chairman Eric Schmidt was called out for repeatedly interrupting former Google executive Megan Smith. PANEL: Kellyanne Conway; Neera Tanden; Erin Matson; Rina Shah Continue


AfroPoP l The Carrier

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AfroPop
PBS


This lyrical film follows Mutinta Mweemba, a 28-year-old subsistence farmer living in a polygamous marriage. After learning she is HIV positive and pregnant, Mutinta sets out to keep her unborn child virus-free and to break the cycle of transmission. Continue


Gender Equality in Islam

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To The Contrary
PBS


A new crop of female Islamic scholars says there is nothing in the Koran that treats women unequally. Instead, they argue, Muslim women have been marginalized by cultural practices and patriarchal interpretations. One such advocate is Dr. Azizah Al-Hibriwho started a non-profit organization called Karamah with the goal of advancing the gender-equitable principles of Islam to Musllm women. Continue


Vatican & Nuns; Reddit & The Wage Gap; Stay-at-Home Moms

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To The Contrary
PBS


Vatican & Nuns: The Vatican cut short its investigation of the largest order of American nuns. Reddit & The Wage Gap: Interim CEO Ellen Pao bans salary negotiations for entry-level positions in an attempt to level the playing field. Stay-at-Home Moms: Is motherhood a career? PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Genevieve Wood, Avis Jones-DeWeever, Mercedes Viana Schlapp Continue


Paper Proof

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Independent Lens
PBS


In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary 1971, members of the Citizens’ Commission to Investigate the FBI look back on the night they sorted through the FBI documents they’d nabbed and discovered the shocking evidence of spying on Americans and other abuses. Continue


Hillary Clinton Announcement; Pay Gap; Safe Sex in College

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To The Contrary
PBS


Hillary Clinton Announcement: The start of Hillary's presidential run is imminent. Pay Gap: How the wage gap persists in so-called liberal institutions and in the offices of Democrats. Safe Sex in College: New research shows some students may be putting themselves in danger. PANEL: Jenifer Rajkumar, Sabrina Schaeffer, Darlene Kennedy, Patricia Sosa Continue


TTC Extra: Terror Plot Averted

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To The Contrary
PBS


2 New York women were arrested in their homes after an undercover officer discovered materials used for making a bomb. Continue


#AskGwen: Hillary's 2016 Challengers

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Washington Week
PBS


Washington Week moderator and managing editor Gwen Ifill answers viewer questions about potential challengers for presumed Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton. "I want everyone to get in the pool," Gwen says. Among those waiting in the wings: Vice President Joe Biden, former Sen. Jim Webb and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley. Continue


Afghani Women Leaders; Women's Colleges; All-Female Mosque

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To The Contrary
PBS


Afghani Women Leaders: Women forming part of Afghani president Ashraf Ghani's delegation say support from the US is vital. Women's Colleges: The closing of Sweet Briar College may point toward a demise of all-women's schools. All-Female Mosque: We speak with one of the woman behind the first mosque in the US for women only. PANEL: Manal Omar, Anushay Hossain, Sam Bennett, Patrice Lee Continue


Beijing+20; Hillary Clinton Doctrine; "War on Women" Over?

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To The Contrary
PBS


Beijing+20: How far have women come and what still needs to be done, 20 years after the famed women's conference? Hillary Clinton Doctrine: How much has Hillary Clinton done to improve women's lives? "War on Women": Democrats say it's back, while Republicans say it's over. PANEL: Kellyanne Conway; Neera Tanden; Erin Matson; Rina Shah Continue


Emma Goldman: A Modern Joan of Arc

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American Experience
PBS


Emma Goldman's anarchist politics and outspoken activism against capitalism, wars, and the oppression of women captivated and polarized the American public for nearly thirty years. Continue


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