More than 200,000 women serve in the U.S. military, and they should be able to serve in any position for which they’re qualified, be safe from sexual assault and harassment, and receive critical family supports.

Combat Assignments

Women serve in combat in the air, at sea, and on the ground. Competence, not gender, should always be the key factor in military assignments.

Military Families

Military women ― like other working women ― need critical supports like health care and child care. In many respects, military women have better supports than civilian women, but in several respects they do not.

Sexual Assault and Harassment in the Military

Sexual assault and harassment are serious problems in the military. To end criminal behavior and ensure we have the best military possible, it’s vital that we improve efforts to prevent and respond to assault and harassment.