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Causes

New Research Looks At The Impact Of COVID-19 On Female Veterans In The UK

New Research Looks At The Impact Of COVID-19 On Female Veterans In The UK

Serving in the military is a noble pursuit, but for women, there is a significant negative aspect to it. With reports by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) in the UK […]

Contributors

Military Vet Shares Her #MeToo Story And How She Conquered Her Victim-Blaming Demons

Military Vet Shares Her #MeToo Story And How She Conquered Her Victim-Blaming Demons

By AG Recently, a friend and I were contemplating our age and whether we had any regrets in life; specifically, from a woman’s perspective. I scanned my memory banks and […]

Working Women

#MeToo & The Military – New Data Examines How Service Women Deal With Sexual Harassment

#MeToo & The Military – New Data Examines How Service Women Deal With Sexual Harassment

The British Army, the Royal Air Force and Her Majesty’s Naval Service (comprising the Royal Navy and the Royal Marines) are working towards a monumental shift in their approach to […]

Interviews

Award-Winning Film ‘Blood Stripe’ Tackles PTSD Through The Life Of A Female Combat Soldier

Award-Winning Film ‘Blood Stripe’ Tackles PTSD Through The Life Of A Female Combat Soldier

We’re all familiar with the many films made about military, war, and the impact on soldiers and veterans. The majority of these films (as well as TV series) have a […]

Girl on a Mission

12 Female Veterans Pose For Pin-Up Calendar To Raise Money For Hospitalized Military Heroes

12 Female Veterans Pose For Pin-Up Calendar To Raise Money For Hospitalized Military Heroes

There has been plenty of discussion over Donald Trump’s contributions to various veterans organizations and causes, and whether he actually cares about them for realz. For us, we couldn’t give […]

Working Women

She Made History As The First Black Woman To Lead Cadets At West Point Military Academy

She Made History As The First Black Woman To Lead Cadets At West Point Military Academy

According to the most recent data available, women currently make up only 15% of active US military members across all branches, a figure that has reportedly not changed since 2002. […]

Girl on a Mission

India’s First Female Commando Dr. Seema Rao Has Been Training Indian Forces For 2 Decades

India’s First Female Commando Dr. Seema Rao Has Been Training Indian Forces For 2 Decades

If the phrase “fight like a girl” had a visual definition, it would be Dr. Seema Rao. She is known as India’s lone female commando trainer and has dedicated her […]

Contributors, Working Women

More Women Are Entering Traditionally Male-Dominated Industries Than Ever Before

More Women Are Entering Traditionally Male-Dominated Industries Than Ever Before

By Samantha Rivers In an election where we have the first woman to ever be a front-running candidate for the President of the United States, it’s safe to say we’re […]

Entertainment

Indian Air Force To Induct Female Fighter Pilots For The First Time In Its History

Indian Air Force To Induct Female Fighter Pilots For The First Time In Its History

On International Women’s Day, India’s Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha announced that for the first time in Indian military history, women will be allowed to become fighter pilots in the […]

Politics

Escaping ISIS, These Former Sex Slaves Created A Battalion & Are Now Fighting Their Captors

Escaping ISIS, These Former Sex Slaves Created A Battalion & Are Now Fighting Their Captors

The greatest threat to humanity in the world today is terrorist group ISIS. Over the past few years it has been hard to escape the horrific news of their impact […]

Working Women

Breaking Stereotypes: Mona Shindy Is Australia’s First Muslim Navy Captain & Engineer

Breaking Stereotypes: Mona Shindy Is Australia’s First Muslim Navy Captain & Engineer

You know what we love more than sharing about women who break barriers? Women who break barriers and shatter expectations along the way. That is precisely what we thought of […]

Politics

Trio Of Female Turkish Soldiers Is Fighting ISIS To Protect Women & Children In Kurdistan

Trio Of Female Turkish Soldiers Is Fighting ISIS To Protect Women & Children In Kurdistan

War is never something to be celebrated, neither is any form of violence. Right now there is a battle being waged by Islamic extremist group ISIS in many parts of […]

Working Women

She Made History By Becoming The 1st African Woman To Captain A South African Navy Ship

She Made History By Becoming The 1st African Woman To Captain A South African Navy Ship

Here in the United States we have seen some pretty major news out of the military in terms of breaking gender barriers. In the Army, the elite Ranger squad has […]

Working Women

Women Making History While Breaking Barriers For The Army Rangers & Navy Seals

Women Making History While Breaking Barriers For The Army Rangers & Navy Seals

Before we talk about the importance of women making history in certain branches of the US Military, let’s just back things up. In the 1970s, a prominent anti-equal rights activist […]

Girl on a Mission

She Created The First Clothing Line For Female Veterans In Honor Of Women Who Serve

She Created The First Clothing Line For Female Veterans In Honor Of Women Who Serve

Nadine Noky from Florida is a military veteran. She served from 2002-2007 and during that time, the 29 year old was in Iraq and when she left the service she […]