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SERVICE WOMEN’S ACTION NETWORK (USA) – servicewomen.org
SWAN’s mission is to transform military culture by securing equal opportunity and freedom to serve without discrimination, harassment or assault; and to reform veterans’ services to ensure high quality health care and benefits for women veteran’s and their families.
CANADIAN WOMEN’S MILITARY&VETERAN’S NETWORK cwmvn-rcfmv.com/index.html
The Canadian Women’s Military & Veterans Network website has been created to foster a sense of belonging, ownership, and community among active servicewomen and women veterans and their families regardless of the context, era, or type of their service; to promote women’s remembrance; and to provide a voice and an easy access to tools that maximize opportunities, healing and well-being of all its members.
WOMEN IN DEFENSE AND SECURITY (Canada) www.wids.ca
A national association, affiliated with the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI), dedicated to the promotion and advancement of women in security professions across Canada.
WOMEN IN DEFENSE (USA) wid.ndia.org/
Cultivates and supports the advancement and recognition of women in all aspects of national security.
The MINERVA Center, Inc. www.minervacenter.com/
A nonprofit educational foundation tha, since 1983 has provided information and inspiration to military women and women veterans and supported scholars, journalists, filmmakers, public policy activists and others engaged in the study of women and war.
Soldier’s Blog blog.en.chatelaine.com/category/under-fire/
Kelly Thompson, a military logistics officer working in Kingston, ON whose fiancé has been deployed to Afghanistan, talks about her plight as a woman in the Canadian Forces and coping with sending a loved one into a war zone.
Documentary film reveals how a group of female support soldiers-mechanics, supply clerks and engineers ended up fighting alongside the Marines in some of the bloodiest counterinsurgency battles of the Iraq war.
NY TIMES www.nytimes.com/2009/08/16/us/16women.html
Article GI Jane Breaks the Combat Barrier explores the stories and issues of Women in combat in the US military.
The Girls Come Marching Home www.girlscomemarchinghome.com
Book by Author Kirsten Holmstedt tackles controversial issues head-on, from racism, sexual harassment, and drugs to the difficulties of getting treatment from the Veterans Administration.