Part II of the “Try it Before You Buy it” analysis highlights the pervasiveness of sexual abuse within the Australian Defence Force. The myriad of sexual assault within the institution reveals the embedded culture of sexism and discrimination.
The Australian Defence Force’s implementation of a temporary recruitment policy targeting women raises important questions about the long-term adjustments needed to improve the treatment of female members.
U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton travelled to nine Sub-Saharan countries during an 11-day tour of Africa, addressing the United States’ goals to ramp up its commitment to economic, security, and development initiatives in the region.
In 1994 the Pentagon released a new policy that institutionalized gender barriers in the US Army, which prevented women from having the same access to opportunity as their male counterparts.
Afghanistan was at the top of the agenda when world leaders met this month at NATO’s Chicago summit. Important issues, including a timetable for troop withdrawal and the Alliance’s post-2014 support and training role, were agreed upon. The second focus of the discussion on Afghanistan was on human rights, democracy, and the rule of law—with the […]