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U.S. Army's Largest Command Gets Its First Female Commander

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October 23, 2018

October 23, 2018: The U.S. Army’s largest command has a new leader — and she’s making history. Lt. Gen. Laura J. Richardson is the first female Commanding General of the U.S. Army Forces Command.

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“Women, Peace and Security Conference 2018” Conclusion

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October 4, 2018

October 4, 2018: On March 1st, 2018, the 3rd annual “Women, Peace and Security Conference” took place at the Estonian Ministry of Defence. The main topic of the conference introduced and reviewed the UN Security Council Resolution 1325, its impact on women in conflict, the important role women play in resolving conflicts, peace building, as well as the overall work of women peacekeepers in a global and national security framework.

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U.S. Army Must Revoke Policies Detrimental to Women

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September 3, 2018

September 3, 2018: In a message to members of the Service Women's Action Network (SWAN), CEO Lydia C. Watts sets forth current policies creating obstacles to equality for women in the U.S. Armed Services.

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$1.7 Trillion Global Spending on Military in 2017: Highest since End of Cold War

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June 8, 2018

June 8, 2018: According to the latest report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), in total, countries around the world spent $ 1.739 billion on arms in 2017. Although there was a marginal increase of 1.1 percent rise in real terms on 2016, the total global spending in 2017 is the highest since the end of the cold war.

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The Future of Warfighter Conference, November 2017, London

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February 21, 2018

The Future of Warfighter Conference was held by RUSI, Royal United Services Institute on 23 November 2017. The event took place at the Institute`s WhiteHall building. The conference brought together 11 professionals to share their experiences and to debate the future developments of the British Military. This report aims to provide a brief background of speeches and more importantly, to identify the discourse in relation to gender and women`s inclusion in military recruitment.

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Mari Skåre, former NATO Secretary General’s Special representative for Women, Peace and Security

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September 11, 2017

Mari Skåre, answers questions on NATO’s implementation of UNSCR 1325 in the Alliance and its missions.

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From College to Cabinet: Women in US National Security

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June 28, 2017

Women in US National SecurityThis report appeared recently on the CNAS (Center for a New American Security) website, written by Katherine Kidder, Amy Schafer, Phillip Carter and Andrew Swick:

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The fine line between patronizing and promoting women in defence and security

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June 28, 2017

By Virginia Comolli 19 August 2015

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Women on the Front Line by Vix Anderton

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June 28, 2017

n December 2014, the Ministry of Defence published a review into women in close-combat roles, where individuals on the ground are required to close with and kill the enemy.

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Women in the Military: Lessons on Leading and Women’s Expanded Role in Combat

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June 28, 2017

Women in the Military: Lessons on Leading and Women’s expanded Role in Combat by Mikaela Romero, WAND Intern Washington, DC

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