Just a couple of weeks ago, the official date was set for the formal apology to survivors of Military Sexual Trauma. Since then I’ve been asked, and thought a lot about, what I hope to hear. What I’d like to hear is a fullsome and accurate understanding of the harm that has been done toContinue reading “I’ve been asked what I would like to hear in the apology to survivors of Military Sexual Trauma tomorrow”
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Dr Mary Honan interviewed me about surviving military sexual trauma
Dr Mary Honan interviewed me for her podcast in June 2021 (video below). It has taken me a while to post it because I wanted to include this little summary and time got away on me this summer. She asked about my experience of being a woman in the military, surviving the [often toxic] hierarchicalContinue reading “Dr Mary Honan interviewed me about surviving military sexual trauma”
A word from Lieutenant General Jennie Carignan – Chief of Professional Conduct and Culture
LGen Jennie Carignan appeared before the Standing Committee on the Status of Women regarding her role as Chief Professional Conduct and Culture. Here is what she said.
To those who ask what women could possibly contribute the Armed Forces since men have done very well on their own since the beginning of time…
Canadian Army Brigadier-General Jennie Carignan OMM MSM CD gave the keynote speech at the Canada 150 Servicewomen’s Salute Dinner at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa ON. Here is a transcript*: Having women involved in all domains of society has created wealth for our homeland. Countries where men and women both share and contribute equallyContinue reading “To those who ask what women could possibly contribute the Armed Forces since men have done very well on their own since the beginning of time…”