Understanding the Needs of Women in America’s Military: The 2016 DACOWITS Annual Report Is Here

The Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services—known as DACOWITS—delivers to the U.S. Department of Defense advice and recommendations on policies related to the recruitment, retention, treatment, employment, integration, and well-being of the highly qualified professional women in the U.S. Armed Forces. In 2016 Insight collected and analyzed data from focus groups with hundreds[...]

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Service Members’ Perspectives on Issues Affecting Women in the Military

The Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services released its 2016 Focus Group Report, which Insight produced. The report highlights findings from discussions with hundreds of military Service members, and it will inform the Committee’s annual recommendations to the Secretary of Defense. Results cover many topics of interest, including perceptions of gender integration efforts,[...]

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