April 19, 2019

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm , Eastern Time

Making Change in the Military in the #MeToo Era


Anuradha Bhagwati, a Yale Alum (TD ’97), is the author of Unbecoming: A Memoir of Disobedience. She is a writer, activist, yoga and meditation teacher, and Marine Corps veteran. She founded the Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN), which brought national attention to sexual violence in the military and helped repeal the ban on women in combat. Anuradha is a regular media commentator on issues related to national security, women’s rights, civil rights, and mental health. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Politico, Foreign Affairs, and New Republic. She lives in New York City with her service dog, Duke.

 

Anuradha will be in conversation with Professor Michael Wishnie, William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law, about Unbecoming, challenges women face in the military, her work to open up combat assignments to women, and their joint efforts to reform military and V.A. policieson behalf of survivors of military sexual violence.

Cosponsored by VLSC, ACS, APALSA, OutLaws, SALSA, Yale Law Veterans Association and Yale Law Women