• ISIL, Terrorism & Women;<br>Ethics of Surrogacy; Child Abuse

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

    How terrorists use violence against women as a weapon of war. A new film, "Breeders", says using a surrogate is unethical. Dr. Rachel Clingenpeel of Arkansas Children's Hospital on how to prevent maltreatment.

  • Pro-Choice Label; Prostitution Debate;<br>Gender Lens Investing

    Pro-Choice Label; Prostitution Debate;
    Gender Lens Investing

    Pro-Choice Label: Activists move away from labeling themselves "pro-choice." Prostitution Debate: Should selling sex be legal? Gender Lens Investing: Jackie Vanderbrug of US Trust on why investing with a gender lens is a growing trend. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Genevieve Wood, Megan Beyer, Patrice Lee

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  • Arresting Parents, Promoting Diversity,<br>What Women Want

    Arresting Parents, Promoting Diversity,
    What Women Want

    Mothers are being arrested for child endangerment. Female and minority executives are penalized for advancing workplace diversity. Deborah Rhode says the women's movement needs a jump start. PANEL: Avis Jones DeWeever, Erin Matson, Jennifer Marshall, Rina Shah

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  • Becoming Papa

    Becoming Papa

    Travel an arduous journey with two men who live in homes riven with domestic violence as they transition to living violence-free.

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Pro-Choice Label; Prostitution Debate; Gender Lens Investing

Pro-Choice Label; Prostitution Debate; Gender Lens Investing

Pro-Choice Label: Activists move away from labeling themselves "pro-choice." Prostitution Debate: Should selling sex be ...

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TTC Extra: Mo'ne Davis & Little League World Series

TTC Extra: Mo'ne Davis & Little League World Series

Young pitcher Mo'ne Davis has become a sensation, bringing in record viewership numbers for ESPN. She's only the 18th girl ...

Women's News

Senate Control Could Rest With Well-Funded Women

August 20, 2014  | Read More »

The political tilt of the Senate during President Barack Obama's final two years in office is likely to hinge on a handful of female contenders in tight and costly races. Donors and fundraisers are catching on.

‘I Felt Like Someone That Sold My Child’: When Women Regret Being Surrogates

August 20, 2014  | Read More »

For thousands of parents unable to conceive, surrogacy has been a viable option to still have biological children. But some are speaking out against surrogacy, claiming that there are risks involved and breaking that mother-newborn bond can have consequences.

In Midterm Elections, a Miss for Obama Could Be a Hit for Clinton

August 20, 2014  | Read More »

President Obama’s international woes give his former secretary of state good reason to seek political distance. Hillary Rodham Clinton’s recent foreign policy criticisms made that clear. Domestically, their interests diverge in a different way. A Republican takeover of the Senate this fall would hurt Mr. Obama for the final two years of his presidency, but it might help Mrs. Clinton if she runs to succeed him.

Women Small Business Owners Struggle to Get Loans

August 20, 2014  | Read More »

Women owners have long been at a disadvantage getting loans. Some states required husbands or other male relatives to co-sign business loans until the practice was outlawed by the Women's Business Ownership Act of 1988. But women's business loan approval rates are between 15 percent and 20 percent below men's, according to the online lending marketplace Biz2Credit.com.


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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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Pro-Choice Label, Prostitution Debate, Gender Lens Investing

August 01, 2014 Pro-Choice Label, Prostitution Debate, Gender Lens Investing

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss why abortion-rights activists are moving away from the “pro-choice” label, whether selling sex should be legal, and Gender Lens Investing.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC),The Heritage Foundation’s Genevieve Wood, The Gender Equality Project’s Megan Beyer, and Independent Women’s Forum Patrice Lee.  


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About the Host - Bonnie Erbé

To The Contrary Host: Bonnie Erbé

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