About Charlotte Isaksson

Charlotte Isaksson is Senior Gender Advisor to the Swedish Armed Forces Headquarters, Directorate of Operations. She supports, facilitates and, monitors the integration of UNSCR 1325 and 1820. Charlotte is founder and partner of the European Gender/UNSCR 1325 programme, GenderForce, which brings together organizations to highlight and develop gender issues and the implementation of UNSCR 1325 in security operations.

Articles by Charlotte Isaksson

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GenderForce: why didn't we do this before?

"As an 18 year old woman I wanted to join what I saw as the coolest and toughest force - not the Air Force, not the Navy, but the Army. I was the first woman to join, and arrived full of ideas of what life would be like as a woman in the army. Things were not as I had imagined at all...."

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