• 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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  • Women & Midterm Elections;<br>Maternity Leave; Melanne Verveer

    Women & Midterm Elections;
    Maternity Leave; Melanne Verveer

    How female voters and candidates shaped the midterm elections. Helpful policies can have unintended consequences. Melanne Verveer on why including women in peace negotiations will lead to a more secure world.

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  • Women & Midterm Elections;<br> Female Marines; Lean Together

    Women & Midterm Elections;
    Female Marines; Lean Together

    With women expected to play a huge role at the polls, how will female candidates perform? Women getting farther into the marines' infantry training courses, though not completing them. The Independent Women's Forum offers an alternative to the progressive agenda.

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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 ...


TTC Extra: Pro-Choice Activists Launch

TTC Extra: Pro-Choice Activists Launch "1 in 3 Campaign"

Pro-choice activists say its time to change the culture of shaming women who have had an abortion. The "1 in 3 Campaign" is ...


Immigration; Bill Cosby; Ms. Magazine Awards

November 21, 2014 Immigration; Bill Cosby; Ms. Magazine Awards

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss the immigration showdown, rape accusations against Bill Cosby, and the Ms. Magazine Wonder Awards and why Gloria Steinem says sexual assault can be eliminated.

On the panel this week joining host  Bonnie Erbe is Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton; Republican Strategist, Rina Shah; Former President Women’s Campaign Fund, Siobhan "Sam" Bennett; The Daily Signal’s Genevieve Wood

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Empowered Women International

November 18, 2014 Empowered Women International

Empowered Women International is an organization dedicated to creating jobs and entrepreneurial opportunities for immigrant, refugee, low-income, and at-risk women by offering them the resources and platform to cultivate the skills and prospects needed to succeed. At their annual Artisan Gifts & Food Marketplace event held at the Silver Spring Civic Center, they invite everyone to engage in a dynamic shopping experience of a market that benefits women, families, and the local economy.


Click "read more" to meet some of these inspiring women!

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Women's News

Test Run Suggests Women Can Meet Ranger Standards

November 24, 2014  | Read More »

WASHINGTON — The results of a first-time experiment to expose a group of women to training similar to Ranger School suggests some can meet the standards of the Army's legendary course, which has barred female trainees for more than six decades.

Turkish President: 'Equality Between Men And Women Is Against Nature'

November 24, 2014  | Read More »

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said equality between men and women is “against nature” at a summit in Istanbul. He sparked outrage with the speech made at a convention organised by women’s groups campaigning to eliminate gender discrimination in all its forms.

Women Still Have A Long Way To Go In Judiciary

November 24, 2014  | Read More »

The U.S. Supreme Court is one-third female, an all-time high. California’s legal profession has also reached historic levels in gender diversity — nearly one-third of the state’s judges and 40 percent of its lawyers are women.

Women Sweat The Test To Show Marines They're Combat-Ready

November 24, 2014  | Read More »

Sgt. Kristy Rodriguez is sprinting on a treadmill. She's wearing dark green shorts, a matching T-shirt, and white sneakers. The pace keeps getting faster. Rodriguez is at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, taking part in a Marine Corp experiment to determine whether women will be allowed to serve in ground combat units "A lot of people think that we can't do it," she says. "I don't think the same."

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The Host

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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