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A Women's Rights Activist Is Using Masks To Fight Gender-Based Violence In Egypt
Global Cizten

September 17, 2020  | Read More »

An Egyptian woman’s rights activist is taking advantage of the fact that face masks are likely here to stay.

' A Leader Of All Humanity': Ruth Bader Ginsburg Was A Hero, Icon, Fighter For Women And Girls Across The Nation
USA TODAY

September 20, 2020  | Read More »

Time froze for girls and women across the nation Friday night as millions learned that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg – the second woman in U.S. history to sit on the high court – died of complications from pancreatic cancer.

Trump Uses Curve Gesture While Saying He'll Nominate A Woman To Supreme Court
Newsweek

September 20, 2020  | Read More »

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he will "most likely" nominate a woman as his Supreme Court pick to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—but it's a hand gesture he made that drew his critics to accuse him of misogyny.

Who Is This Economy Hurting The Most? Mosts And Women Of Color, According To Women's Research CEO
CNN Business

September 20, 2020  | Read More »

The economic recession caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected women by almost every measure. And, in the United States, the economic downturn is hitting women of color the hardest, according to C. Nicole Mason, president and CEO of the Institute for Women's Policy Research.


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Discrimination Doesn't Fight Disease

April 10, 2020

Written By: Emma Thorp

Over the past few weeks the United States has attempted to combat the relentless spread of the Coronavirus and the process is undoubtedly unsettling. Many schools, including my own, have moved their classes online, and are encouraging their students to practice social distancing by staying at home. Bars and restaurants have shut down temporarily, many Americans have been laid off, and Disney World has closed down marking that we truly have descended into a time of anarchy. Many of us are washing our hands on the hour while working our way through the entire Netflix library attempting to postpone our inevitable downfall to insanity. We are living in a time when one would assume we could all put aside our differences and try to work towards our common goal of slowing the spread of a deadly pandemic, but unfortunately it’s still 2020 America and we remain incapable of having nice things.

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Bloomberg’s Women Problem; Boy Scouts of America Bankruptcy; Retirement Readiness

February 21, 2020 Bloomberg’s Women Problem; Boy Scouts of America Bankruptcy; Retirement Readiness

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss Michael Bloomberg’s women problem, the Boy Scouts filing for bankruptcy, and why women aren’t prepared for retirement.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Frmr Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD); Genevieve Wood, Senior Advisor, The Heritage Foundation; Patrice Onwuka, Senior Policy Advisor, Independent Women’s Voices

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About the Host - Bonnie Erbé

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 ...

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