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"Despite recent initiatives by the Defense Department, many victims of military sexual assault tell us they still aren’t confident that enough is being done to end sexual violence.
Confidence in the existing procedures dropped further when the director of the Air Force Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office at the Pentagon was arrested and charged with sexual battery for allegedly groping and assaulting a woman in a parking lot just last May...
Sexual assault is an issue that affects everyone who has served in the military. It has a uniquely devastating impact on each victim. Sexual assault isn’t about sex — it’s about power and humiliation."
Read more by NCJW CEO Nancy K. Kaufman in Roll Call.
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How can we call for more women to represent us if we don't even know who is already sitting there? ...
Transparency is the first step toward implementing 1325. Yes, we want more women: We want a diverse group of women who come to the table as women with experience, knowledge and a commitment to ending the conflict so that all sides, particularly women, are no longer victims of war.
But first, we need to know if there are any women at all.
Read more from Shari Eshet, NCJW Israel Office Director, at the Huffington Post.
NCJW advocates across the country have been taking the lead in educating their communities about the fact that “courts matter,” that the federal courts have an impact on every aspect of our lives from the quality of the air we breathe to our ability to make choices regarding our reproductive lives...
A minority of senators have time and again used the filibuster to block any progress on judicial confirmations. The result: longstanding vacancies going unfilled and highly qualified nominees turned away without even getting a chance for a simple yes-or-no vote. The Senate took a bold move to end this extraordinary obstruction – obstruction that has been tantamount to a judiciary “shutdown.”
Read the full blog post from NCJW Director of Washington Operations Sammie Moshenberg.
Learn more about the issue in a special video.