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APR 28, 2015 - C-SPAN

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Women in Combat, Defense Department Officials

Members of Congress and Pentagon representatives assessed the status of combat integration since the 2013 rescission of the Defense Department's ground combat policy that excluded U.S. servicewomen. The Women in International Security, Alliance for National Defense, the Reserve Officer's Association and No Exceptions hosted an event on women in combat and the status of the U.S. military regarding integration.

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APR 28, 2015 - C-SPAN

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Women in Combat, Firsthand Accounts of Women

3:30 to 4:30 The Ground Truth: ** Firsthand Accounts of Women in Combat ** Author Gayle Lemmon will discuss her new book "Ashley's War." ** The book chronicles one of the first teams of Army women imbedded in the 75th Ranger Regiment in Afghanistan. ** Lemmon will also discuss women as part of Cultural Support Teams.

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APR 28, 2015 - C-SPAN

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Women in Combat, Panel on Standards

1:30 to 2:30 ** Getting Standards Right: Military organizations have taken different approaches to setting and validating occupational combat standards. - Nancy Duff Campbell, Co-President, National Women's Law Center - Carolyn Becraft, Former Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs - Ellen Haring, Senior Fellow, Women In International Security - Sue Jaenen, Manager - Human Performance, Canadian ...

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APR 22, 2015 - Huffington Post

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#RedMyLips Combats Sexual Assault, Victim Blaming With A Splash Of Bold Color

Red lips are now a symbol of solidarity between victims of sexual assault and their allies, and a bold statement against blaming rape victims for their lifestyle choices. April is 2015’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the #RedMyLips campaign asks women to share your support by slapping on your reddest lipstick and splashing it all over social media. Red my ...

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APR 15, 2015 - New Statesman

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Talking with terrorists is a dangerous business – but sometimes, it's the only way

In Colombia, the government and FARC are taking the first steps to a lasting peace. One of the most dangerous things a politician can do is to talk to terrorists, especially in the current climate around Al-Qaida and now ISIS. That is until it becomes more dangerous not to talk to terrorists, in the hope of ending violence itself. The ...

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