With record numbers of women going to war in Iraq and Afghanistan, journalists need to understand and tell the full range of their stories. Sonja Batten (deputy director of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury) and Kayla Williams (author and former U.S. Army sergeant) tell reporters a few things they should know.

This video was produced by the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma from interviews conducted at "When Veterans Come Home," a conference held in Atlanta in 2010 sponsored by Dart Center, the McCormick Foundation and the Carter Center’s Mental Health Program.

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