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ISIL, Terrorism & Women; Ethics of Surrogacy; Child Abuse

ISIL, Terrorism & Women; Ethics of Surrogacy; Child Abuse

ISIL, Terrorism & Women: How terrorists use violence against women as a weapon of war. Ethics of Surrogacy: a new film, ...

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TTC Extra: Child Accidentally Shoots Gun Range Instructor

TTC Extra: Child Accidentally Shoots Gun Range Instructor

A 9-year-old child accidentally shot and killed her gun range instructor in Arizona, which is one of many states that allows ...

Women's News

Gun girls of America: Innocent faces. Pink rifles

August 29, 2014  | Read More »

To match their skirts, flipflops and everything else in their doll-filled bedrooms, the girls have theirs in pink. The boys, of course, choose blue. But these are not toys, they are real guns — a U.S. gun-maker’s range of .22 calibre, single-shot rifles marketed for young children.

Managers Tell Women in Tech They Are “Abrasive” and Need to “Step Back” to “Let Others Shine”

August 29, 2014  | Read More »

Kieran Snyder had heard about women in the tech word being judged more harshly than their male colleagues for the same traits and wanted to know "how often this perception of female abrasiveness undermines women’s careers." So she asked a group of men and women in tech to share their performance reviews with her, without telling them what the study was for. "The question I wanted to answer was: Did review tone or content differ based on the employee’s gender," Snyder writes in Fortune. It turns out that not only did gender matter, it appears to have mattered a lot, enough to shock even me, a jaded feminist.

GOP Poll of Women: Party 'Stuck in Past'

August 29, 2014  | Read More »

A detailed report commissioned by two major Republican groups — including one backed by Karl Rove — paints a dismal picture for Republicans, concluding female voters view the party as “intolerant,” “lacking in compassion” and “stuck in the past.”

Lifetime Promises To Bring Out The 'Strong Black Woman' In White Women

August 29, 2014  | Read More »

Lifetime's new show Girlfriend Intervention is not subtle about its message. Its premise is four black women giving a makeover to a white woman on the theory that, as they put it, "Trapped inside of every white girl is a strong black woman ready to bust out."


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Obama & Hillary; Domestic Violence; Night Shelters

August 29, 2014 Obama & Hillary; Domestic Violence; Night Shelters

 

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss President Barack Obama’s and Hillary Clinton’s working women agendas, the NFL and U.S. immigration policy towards domestic violence, India’s night shelters children of prostitutes.

On the panel this week joining host  Bonnie Erbe is Progressive Commentator Patricia Sosa, CEO of Women’s Campaign Fund Betsy Mullins, Republican Strategist Rina Shah and Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy.

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ISIL, Terrorism & Women; Ethics of Surrogacy; Child Abuse

August 22, 2014 ISIL, Terrorism & Women; Ethics of Surrogacy; Child Abuse

 

 

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss terrorist group ISIL, controversy over the ethics of surrogacy, and preventing and treating child abuse and neglect.

On the panel this week joining host  Bonnie Erbe is President of Incite Unlimited Avis Jones DeWeever, Republican Commentator Rina Shah, Journalist Anushay Hossain, and the Heritage Foundation’s Jennifer Marshall.

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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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