The Women in Defence Charter was launched in the recognition within defence, both public and private, that more needed to be done to improve gender balance in the sector.

Signing the Women in Defence Charter
All relevant documentation is available at the bottom of the page.


Agree to the Charter's Principles

The principles are contained within the first four bullet points of the Charter.


Agree to the Charter's Commitments

The commitments are contained within the second four bullet points of the Charter


Assign a Senior Executive Responsible for D&I

Assign a senior executive responsible for gender inclusion and diversity


Start filling out the new signatory form

Complete the new reporting submission form within six months.


Fill in the application form 

If you have any questions when filling the form in, please contact

Application Form

The Women in Defence Charter

The Charter's Reporting Measurements

The Charter's Guidance on Reporting 

The Charter's New Reporting Submission Form

The Charter's Annual Reporting Submission Form