• White House Pay Gap;<br>Microcredit & Poverty; Anonymous

    White House Pay Gap;
    Microcredit & Poverty; Anonymous

    Are women in the White House paid fairly? Is microcredit living up to expectations as a tool for poverty reduction? oes the secretive hacking group Anonymous help or hurt women? PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Sabrina Schaeffer, Debra Carnahan, Francesca Chambers

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  • Terrorism; Transgender Discrimination;<br>Domestic Trafficking

    Terrorism; Transgender Discrimination;
    Domestic Trafficking

    Why women and girls join terrorist organizations like ISIS. The policies surrounding discrimination of transgender people. The story of one survivor of whose sex trafficking was inter-generational.

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  • Abortion Debate; Involved Fathers; <br>UN Women: Beijing + 20

    Abortion Debate; Involved Fathers;
    UN Women: Beijing + 20

    A law in Texas may require abortion clinics to upgrade their facilities resulting in costly fees. A study found that involved fathers are more satisfied with their jobs than involved mothers. As Beijing + 20 approaches, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, discusses the progress made towards women empowerment.

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  • The Welcoming Movement

    The Welcoming Movement

    Join us as we look at three churches around the United States who are part of the "Welcoming Movement." These churches, in Arizona, Minnesota, and Washington, D.C., are committed to accepting and affirming gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people. Watch their triumphs and struggles in this special encore documentary episode.

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Full Episode

 Terrorism; Transgender Discrimination; Domestic Trafficking

Terrorism; Transgender Discrimination; Domestic Trafficking

Terrorism: Why women and girls join terrorist organizations like ISIS. Transgender Discrimination: The policies surrounding ...

Webisode

TTC Extra: Women & Minorities Speaking First in Class

TTC Extra: Women & Minorities Speaking First in Class

A panel of professors at a Canadian university think that, by rule, women & minority students should be called on before ...

Women's News

States Want More Campus Rape Reports Sent To Police, But Survivors Feel Differently

January 26, 2015  | Read More »

Several states are considering proposals to refer more campus sexual assault cases to local law enforcement, and there's one constituency in particular that is against it: sexual assault victims.

100% Of The Women Of Color Interviewed In STEM Study Experienced Gender Bias

January 26, 2015  | Read More »

Being a woman in STEM research is tough, but it's significantly worse for women of color. According to a recent report conducted by the University of California's Hastings College of the Law, a whopping 100% of women of color interviewed in the study said they've experienced gender bias, compared to 93% of white women. Conducted by Professor Joan C. Williams, 557 women overall were surveyed (white women and women of color), and 60 women of color participated in more in-depth interviews.

Are Family Responsibilities Keeping Women Out Of Politics?

January 26, 2015  | Read More »

The answer to the question in the title of this post would seem obvious: yes. Women, including those who work outside the home, still do a large majority of housework and child-rearing (not to mention child-bearing). That should make it harder for them to incur the many costs of running for office.

Doctor jailed after Egypt’s first FGM Conviction

January 26, 2015  | Read More »

A doctor has become the first in Egypt to be convicted of female genital mutilation, seven years after the widely practiced procedure was first criminalized in the country.


Blog

White House Pay Gap; Microcredit & Poverty; Anonymous

January 23, 2015 White House Pay Gap; Microcredit & Poverty; Anonymous

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss White House wage gaps, Microcredit in underdeveloped nations, and Anonymous: women hackers.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Former Judge and Federal Prosecutor Debra Carnahan, IWF Executive Director Sabrina Schaeffer, Daily Mail’s Francesca Chambers


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Terrorism; Transgender Discrimination; Domestic Trafficking

January 16, 2015 Terrorism; Transgender Discrimination; Domestic Trafficking

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss children and terrorism, a transgender discrimination lawsuit, and domestic sex trafficking.

On the panel this week joining host  Bonnie Erbe is IWF’s Executive Director Sabrina Schaeffer;

Senior Fellow at Center for American Progress Aisha Moodie-Mills; Conservative Commentator Darlene Kennedy; Former Women’s Campaign Fund President Siobhan "Sam" Bennett


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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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