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Australian Defence Force Captain highlights importance of gender on peace and security

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Captain Jennifer Wittwer has recently returned from a 7 month deployment to Afghanistan as Gender Advisor. Her role was to assist the International Security Assistance Force Joint Command to implement UNSCR 1325 at the operational and tactical level.

Captain Wittwer has a longstanding career in the Royal Australian Navy and she contributed to Stepping Up prior to her deployment. Below she outlines the importance of gender perspective on achieving peace, security and reconstruction. Read More...

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