• Moms vs. Police Brutality;<br>Sexual Assault; Bacha Posh

    Moms vs. Police Brutality;
    Sexual Assault; Bacha Posh

    Mothers demand police reform. New Department of Justice study shows differences for survivors on and off campus. Jenny Nordberg chronicles Afghanistan's hidden third gender in "The Underground Girls of Kabul."

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  • Becoming Papa

    Becoming Papa

    Deep in Rio de Janeiro's favelas, something extraordinary is starting to take hold. “Becoming Papa” travels an arduous journey with two Brazilian men who live in homes riven with domestic violence as they transition to living violence-free.

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  • Frats & Assault; Debunking Opting Out;<br>Erdogan & Inequality

    Frats & Assault; Debunking Opting Out;
    Erdogan & Inequality

    UVA suspends all fraternity-related activity after an alleged gang rape occurs at a frat house. New study shows women are no longer "opting out". Turkish President Erdogan states women and men can never be equal.

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  • Immigration; Cosby Accusations;<br>Ms. Awards & Gloria Steinem

    Immigration; Cosby Accusations;
    Ms. Awards & Gloria Steinem

    President Obama pushes an executive order that could shield millions from deportation. Over a dozen women allege Bill Cosby raped them, bringing up questions about statutes of limitations Ms. magazine honors women fighting assault & Gloria Steinem says rape can be eliminated.

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  • The Foreign Service: In Search of Diversity

    The Foreign Service: In Search of Diversity

    Foreign Service Officers are the face of America around the world. At a time in the not so distant past, FSOs were almost always white, middle to upper class and from the Northeast. Today, there are more women and minorities, but they are underrepresented. The State Department is working to remake the institution into one that looks like America today; diverse and multi-cultural.

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Becoming Papa: Fathers Key to Gender Justice

Becoming Papa: Fathers Key to Gender Justice

Deep in Rio de Janeiro's favelas, something extraordinary is starting to take hold. “Becoming Papa” travels an arduous ...


TTC Extra: Women in Manufacturing

TTC Extra: Women in Manufacturing

Manufacturing companies are trying to lure women to take jobs in the industrial sector. They hope that by hiring more women, ...

Women's News

ISIS kills More Than 150 women, Girls For Refusing ‘Jihad Marriage’

December 17, 2014  | Read More »

The Iraqi Human Rights Ministry has declared that an ISIS terrorist known as Abu Anas Al-Libi, has killed more than 150 women and girls for refusing to comply with the "Jihad marriage" (Jihad el-Nikah) order enforced by the extremist group, Al Arabiya’s Jawad El-Hatab reported Tuesday.

Few Employers Cover Egg Freezing For Women With Cancer

December 17, 2014  | Read More »

As some companies add egg freezing to their list of fertility benefits, they're touting the coverage as a family-friendly perk. Women's health advocates say they welcome any expansion of fertility coverage. But they say that the much-publicized changes at a few high-profile companies such as Facebook and Apple are still relatively rare, even for women with serious illnesses like cancer who want to preserve their fertility.

This Lawmaker Wants Women to Get Permission From the Father Before Having an Abortion

December 17, 2014  | Read More »

A Missouri Republican is pushing a bill that would allow a man who gets a woman pregnant to stop her from having an abortion. The measure would force a woman who wants an abortion to obtain written permission from the father first—unless she was the victim of "legitimate rape."

Young Women Shouldn’t Have to Talk Like Men to Be Taken Seriously

December 17, 2014  | Read More »

If you're a young woman, you've probably been told there's something wrong with your voice. It seems like there are always new features of women’s speech that need to be corrected, be it uptalk, vocal fry, higher pitch, swoopy intonation (believe it or not, that's the technical linguistic term), using discourse markers like "like," or simply speaking too much. One woman even made a movie just to tell young women all the things they should change about their voices.


Mom vs Police Brutality; Sexual Assault; Bacha Posh

December 12, 2014 Mom vs Police Brutality; Sexual Assault; Bacha Posh

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss Grieving Mothers Demand Police Reform,  New Sexual Assault Data, and  “Bacha Posh”.

On the panel this week joining host  Bonnie Erbe is The Gender Equality Project’s Megan Beyer; The Daily Signal’s Genevieve Wood; Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy; Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)

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Becoming Papa

December 05, 2014 Becoming Papa

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, we’re re-airing our special documentary “Becoming Papa: Fathers Key to Gender Justice.” We take you to the favelas of Rio de Janeiro where we follow two Brazilian men’s stories about turning away from a life of domestic violence and toward gender equality.

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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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