Battling the Storm Within

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Women Veterans: The Long Journey Home

DAV report shows service gaps for women in health care, transition services, disability compensation, employment and housing.

Women Disabled Veterans –
The research reveals that America’s nearly 300,000 women veterans are put at risk by a system designed for and dominated by male veterans.

This report paints a compelling picture of federal agencies and community service providers that consistently fail to understand that women are impacted by military service and deployment differently than men. And it points to changes that are needed in the overall culture and services provided by the federal government and local communities, listing 27 specific recommendations.


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