• Gender Equality in Islam

    Gender Equality in Islam

    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.

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  • Vatican & Nuns; Reddit & The Wage Gap;<br> Stay-at-Home Moms

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

    The Vatican cut short its investigation of the largest order of American nuns. Interim CEO Ellen Pao bans salary negotiations for entry-level positions in an attempt to level the playing field. Is motherhood a career?

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  • Hillary Clinton Announcement;<br>Pay Gap; Safe Sex in College

    Hillary Clinton Announcement;
    Pay Gap; Safe Sex in College

    The start of Hillary's presidential run is imminent. How the wage gap persists in so-called liberal institutions and in the offices of Democrats. ew research shows some students may be putting themselves in danger.

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  • Religious Rights Debate; <br> Allowance Equity; Fashioning Fat

    Religious Rights Debate;
    Allowance Equity; Fashioning Fat

    Religious Rights Debate: LGBT activists pressure Arkansas & Indiana to make changes to "religious freedom" laws, as a woman is sent to prison for a miscarriage. Allowance Equity: Boys do less chores than girls, but on average get more allowance for their work. Fashioning Fat: Prof. Amanda Czerniawski went undercover as a plus-size model to study the industry through the lens of a sociologist.

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Gender Equality in Islam

Gender Equality in Islam

A new crop of female Islamic scholars says there is nothing in the Koran that treats women unequally. Instead, they argue, ...

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TTC Extra: Gender Equality in Islam Preview

TTC Extra: Gender Equality in Islam Preview

Dr. Azizah al-Hibri explains the goal of her group, Karamah. Don't miss this special documentary edition of To The Contrary ...

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U.N. Report: Women May Need ‘Different Treatment’ to Achieve Economic Equality

April 28, 2015  | Read More »

It's just like Sheryl Sandberg said: paid leave and affordable child care would help achieve gender equality on a global level. Equal opportunity is not enough to ensure gender equality, according to a groundbreaking new report from U.N. Women. Instead, governments must commit to social policies that treat women differently in order to help them achieve economic parity with men.

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Even before the devastating magnitude-7.8 earthquake rocked Nepal’s capital on Saturday, the maternal health system there was severely compromised. Now, amid the carnage and destroyed hospitals, tens of thousands of pregnant women are facing even more troubling conditions.

Women's Brains May Have Tougher Time Recovering From Concussion

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New research from Taiwan uncovers more evidence that women may have a tougher time recovering their memory after concussions. Scientists don't know why the brains of women seem to respond to these brain injuries differently from those of men. But experts think it might have something to do with differences in male and female brains, or the way in which men and women are injured when their heads hit something.


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Gender Equality in Islam

April 24, 2015 Gender Equality in Islam

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, we aired a new documentary Gender Equality in Islam.

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