Today marks the year anniversary of the recommendations made by the Defence Committee's report 'Protecting Those Who Protect Us: Women in the Armed Forces from Recruitment to Civilian Life'.
Sarah Atherton MP:
Whilst more is to be done, I am pleased to say that - a year on - the Ministry of Defence has taken on many of these recommendations and is committed to tackling unacceptable sexual behaviour and improving the experience for women in the Armed Forces.
Recently published measures include the:
- Zero Tolerance to Unacceptable Sexual Behaviour: A Victim/Survivor focussed approach Policy
- Zero Tolerance to Unacceptable Sexual Offences and Sexual relationships between Instructors and Trainees
- Zero Tolerance to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) Policy (JSP 769)
- Tackling Sexual Offending in Defence Strategy
Read the latest MoD policies and strategies to tackle poor behaviours in the Armed Forces via this link: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/ministry-of-defence-policies-to-tackle-unac…
Read more about what I have done/doing to support our Armed Forces and Veterans here.