User profile page

Member since Jun 3 10

My interests

Human rights defenders, LGBTQ, Rape and sexual abuse, Reproductive rights, Violence against women, Women's rights

My sites

I work at

Service Women's Action Network

I speak

English

SWAN's network

  • 0 contacts

About SWAN

MISSION: SWAN is a non-partisan, non-profit human rights organization that works to improve the welfare of U.S. servicewomen and all women veterans.

VISION: SWAN advocates for servicewomen and women veterans by educating the public, recommending sound policy reform to legislators, developing creative, healing and empowering community programs, offering personal support and guidance from fellow women veterans and providing pro bono legal referrals from military law experts.

SWAN's media

Sorry, you need to install flash to see this content.

SWAN's recent content

Combat Vet Says Gender Bias Led To Untreated PTSD - Audio Only

NPR profile on servicewomen's experiences with seeking treatment for PTSD.

Regions: United States

Issues: Armed conflict, Discrimination, Women's rights

Witnessed: 2293 times

video

Voices of Honor: Anuradha Bhagwati

Speaking as part of the Voices of Honor tour to build support for the repeal of the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy, Anuradha Bhagwati - a former Marine officer and executive director of Service Womens A...

Regions: United States

Issues: Discrimination, LGBTQ, Sexual rights

Witnessed: 2163 times

video

Democracy Now! Sexual Assaults, Inadequate Healthcare Facing Women Servicemembers (2 of 2)

SWAN's executive director Anuradha Bhagwati speaks to Democracy Now! about issues facing current female servicemembers in the U.S....

Regions: United States

Issues: Discrimination, Health, Rape and sexual abuse

Witnessed: 2850 times

video

Democracy Now! Sexual Assaults, Inadequate Healthcare Facing Women Servicemembers (1 of 2)

SWAN's executive director Anuradha Bhagwati speaks to Democracy Now! about issues facing current female servicemembers in the U.S....

Regions: United States

Issues: Discrimination, Health, Rape and sexual abuse

Witnessed: 3366 times

video