This August 7, 2014 Pocono Record article talks about efforts being made to better meet the needs of female Veterans in the VA. Women are advocating for more female specific services in an administration that has been setup with a focus on the medical needs of men. The article suggests there may be a lack of OB/GYN services in the VA and the not all of them offer this which means women either don’t receive basic care or have to travel further for basic gender based care then their brothers-in-arms would for their gender specific care.
- VA Department: Not enough services for women veterans (wwlp.com)
- Female veterans to get improved care from VA (examiner.com)
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