CAF response team consulting other countries on sexual assault

DND creating "action plan" to address Deschamps report.

Chief of Defence Staff General Thomas Lawson arrives through sideboys to a change of command ceremony at Peterson Air Force Base on Dec. 5, 2014.
Marie-Danielle Smith
Published: Wednesday, 05/13/2015 12:00 am EDT

The Canadian Armed Forces’ Strategic Response Team on Sexual Misconduct is branching out to learn from other countries’ responses to widespread harassment in the military, after a scathing recent report found an "underlying sexualized culture" hostile to women and members of the LGBTQ community.

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