Williams case highlights problems with military women recruitment

Canadian Forces officials are confident that news of first-degree murder charges against Col. Russell Williams will not dissuade women from signing up.

Carl Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 02/24/2010 12:00 am EST

Canadian Forces officials are confident that news of first-degree murder charges against Col. Russell Williams will not dissuade women from signing up. However, the case does highlight the fact the military is still grappling with a decades-old problem of low female recruitment and retention numbers.

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